Amoxicillin & clavulanic acid is a combination penicillin - type antibiotic used to treat a wide variety of bacterial Infections. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria. This antibiotic treats only bacterial infections. It will not work for viral infections (such as common cold & flu).
The combination of amoxycillin and clavulanic acid is effective for the treatment of patients suffering from bacterial infections of the ears, lungs, sinus, skin, and urinary tract for a short term. Amoxicillin is in a class of medications called penicillin-like antibiotics. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.
Side effects may include- Nausea, Vomiting, Stomach pain/epigastric pain, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Restlessness, Allergic reaction, Sleepiness, Dizziness, Impaired coordination, Thickened respiratory tract secretions, Headache, if any of the effect worsens reach out to your doctor/physician immediately.
As recommended by Doctor Or Physician
Amoxicillin is a penicillin and should not be used in patients with a penicillin hypersensitivity.Patients with allergies or atopic conditions including asthma, eczema, hives (urticaria), or hay fever may have a greater risk for hypersensitivity reactions to penicillins.Amoxicillin; clavulanic acid extended-release tablets are contraindicated in patients with severe renal impairment (creatinine clearance < 30 mL/min), renal failure, and in hemodialysis (dialysis) patients. amoxicillin; clavulanic acid should not be used in patients with mononucleosis as a high incidence of skin rashes have been reported with amoxicillin in these patients.Amoxicillin; clavulanic acid is contraindicated for use in any patient with a previous history of drug-induced cholestasis, jaundice, or other hepatic dysfunction induced by this combination of drugs.