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Brand name: Clavam 875 mg/125 mg TM

Active ingredients: amoxicillin + clavulanic acid

What it is used for

CLAVAM Tablets are indicated for short term treatment of bacterial infections at the following sites when caused by sensitive organisms (refer to Microbiology):,Urinary Tract Infections (uncomplicated and complicated), Lower Respiratory Tract Infections, including community acquired pneumonia and acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis, Upper Respiratory Tract Infections, such as sinusitis, otitis media and recurrent tonsillitis.Skin and Skin Structure Infection.,Appropriate culture and susceptibility studies should be performed to identify the causative organism(s) and determine its (their) susceptibility to CLAVAM Tablets. However, when there is reason to believe an infection may involve any of the beta-lactamase producing organisms listed above, therapy may be instituted prior to obtaining the results from bacteriological and susceptibility studies. Once these results are known, therapy should be adjusted if appropriate.,The treatment of mixed infections caused by amoxycillin susceptible organisms and beta-lactamase producing organisms susceptible to CLAVAM Tablets should not require the addition of another antibiotic due to the amoxycillin content of these products.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Oral
  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Protect from Moisture
  • Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.
  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Protect from Moisture
  • Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

White to off white capsule shaped, biconvex, film coated tablets debossed with AM and CL separated by break line on one side and 1000 on other side.

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Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Is this medicine subsidised?

This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on November 1, 2018. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient amoxicillin + clavulanic acid

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

Download leaflet

For side effects, taking other medicines and more

Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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