Aclav tablet 500 mg and 125 mg (Amoxicillin and Clavulanic acid): Uses, Side effects, Dosage

Manufacturer: Glenmark(Mark)

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Trade name: Aclav

Strength: Amoxicillin 500 mg, Clavulanic acid 125 mg.

Type: Tablet

Active ingredient: Amoxicillin and Clavulanic acid

Category: Amoxicillin belongs to group of drugs called Penicillin antibiotic. Clavulanic acid belongs to group of drugs called beta lactamase inhibitors

Pregnancy category: Amoxicillin belongs to US FDA pregnancy category B. Clavulanic acid belongs to Australia therapeutic goods administration (TGA) pregnancy category: B1 And US FDA pregnancy category B.

Uses: Aclav tablet 500 mg and 125 mg is used to treat bacterial infections such as sinusitis, pneumonia, ear infections (otitis Media), bronchitis, upper respiratory tract infection, urinary tract infections and skin.

How to use: Take Aclav tablet 500 mg and 125 mg tablet with meal daily twice or thrice as directed by your doctor. Amoxicillin and clavulanate can make birth control pills less effective. It is advisable to use a second non hormonal method of birth control such as a condom to prevent pregnancy while taking Amoxicillin and clavulanate.

Side Effects: Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, stomch upset, skin rash, itching

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Dosage: 500 mg orally every 8 hours or 875 mg orally every 12 hours

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Date last updated: May 10th, 2016