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Amoxicillin-Clavulanate

amoxicillin-clavulanate
Amoxicillin is a penicillin antibiotic. Clavulanate potassium helps prevent certain bacteria from becoming resistant to amoxicillin. Amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium is a combination medicine used to treat many different infections caused by bacteria, such as sinusitis, pneumonia, ear infections, bronchitis, urinary tract infections, and infections of the skin. Amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
amoxicillin-clavulanate
DRUG TYPE
penicillins/beta-lactamase inhibitors

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You should not use this medicine if you have severe kidney disease, if you have had liver problems or jaundice while taking amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium, or if you are allergic to any penicillin or cephalosporin antibiotic, such as Amoxil, Ceftin, Cefzil, Moxatag, Omnicef, and others.

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Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
Amoxicillin-Clavulanate powder for reconstitution 200 mg-28.5 mg/5 mL250 mg-62.5 mg/5 mL400 mg-57 mg/5 mL600 mg-42.9 mg/5 mL
tablet, chewable 200 mg-28.5 mg400 mg-57 mg
tablet 250 mg-125 mg500 mg-125 mg875 mg-125 mg

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