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What is Co-Amoxiclav 250mg used for?

What is Co-Amoxiclav 250mg used for?

Co-amoxiclav is a combination antibiotic used for bacterial infections. It contains amoxicillin (an antibiotic from the penicillin group of medicines) mixed with clavulanic acid. The clavulanic acid stops bacteria from breaking down amoxicillin, allowing the antibiotic to work better.

What is AMOX CLAV tablets used for?

The combination of amoxicillin and clavulanic acid is used to treat certain infections caused by bacteria, including infections of the ears, lungs, sinus, skin, and urinary tract. Amoxicillin is in a class of medications called penicillin-like antibiotics. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.

Can I take paracetamol with Co-amoxiclav 500mg 125mg?

It’s safe to use paracetamol at the same time as taking most antibiotics. Taking antibiotics at the same time as paracetamol shouldn’t cause any problems.

How often can you take co amoxiclav 250 mg?

One 250 mg/125 mg tablet to be taken three times a day. Co-Amoxiclav 250 mg/125 mg film-coated tablets are not recommended in children < 40 kg. No adjustment to the dose is considered necessary.

How much clavulanic acid is in co amoxiclav?

Co-amoxiclav (amoxicillin & clavulanic acid). Per 625 mg tab Amoxicillin 500 mg, clavulanic acid 125 mg. Per 5 mL of 312.5 mg powd for oral susp Amoxicillin 250 mg, clavulanic acid 62.5 mg. Per 5 mL of 457 mg powd for oral susp Amoxicillin 400 mg, clavulanic acid 57 mg

What are the side effects of co-amoxiclav?

CO-AMOXICLAV 1 Indications and dose. 2.5 mL twice daily, doubled in severe infection. 2 Unlicensed use 3 Contra-indications 4 Cautions 5 Interactions 6 Side-effects. Hepatic events have been rarely reported in children. 7 Pregnancy. 8 Breast feeding. 9 Hepatic impairment. 10 Renal impairment.

How big is a film coated co amoxiclav tablet?

Film-coated tablets. Off white, oblong, biconvex film-coated tablets scored on both sides marked with ‘AXC 375’ on one side and ‘GG’ on the other. The tablets are 7 x 18 mm in size. 4. Clinical particulars Co-amoxiclav is indicated for the treatment of the following infections in adults and children (see sections 4.2, 4.4 and 5.1).

One 250 mg/125 mg tablet to be taken three times a day. Co-Amoxiclav 250 mg/125 mg film-coated tablets are not recommended in children < 40 kg. No adjustment to the dose is considered necessary.

What are the side effects of co-amoxiclav injection?

Co-amoxiclav comes as tablets and liquid and may also be given by injection in hospital. Augmentin is a brand name for co-amoxiclav. What is co-amoxiclav used for? Chest infections, eg bronchitis, pneumonia. Ear, nose or throat infections, eg otitis media, sinusitis, tonsillitis. Urine infections or cystitis (UTIs).

Which is the correct ratio for co amoxiclav?

In such patients, Co-amoxiclav formulations with an amoxicillin to clavulanic acid ratio of 4:1 are recommended. Dose with caution and monitor hepatic function at regular intervals (see sections 4.3 and 4.4). Co-amoxiclav is for oral use.

Film-coated tablets. Off white, oblong, biconvex film-coated tablets scored on both sides marked with ‘AXC 375’ on one side and ‘GG’ on the other. The tablets are 7 x 18 mm in size. 4. Clinical particulars Co-amoxiclav is indicated for the treatment of the following infections in adults and children (see sections 4.2, 4.4 and 5.1).