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Brand name: Curam Duo 400/57

Curam Duo 400/57 is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) amoxicillin + clavulanic acid. On this page you will find out more about Curam Duo 400/57, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)

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Active ingredient in this medicine: amoxicillin + clavulanic acid

Information for medicine and pack size:
Curam Duo 400/57 powder for oral liquid, 150 mL

Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:

This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.

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What this medicine is for

Short-term treatment of the following bacterial infections when caused by sensitive organisms: skin and skin structure infections; urinary tract infections (complicated and uncomplicated); upper respiratory tract infections including sinusitis and otitis media; lower respiratory tract infections including acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis and community acquired pneumonia. Appropriate culture and susceptibility studies should be performed to identify the causative organism(s) and determine its (their) susceptibility to CURAM DUO 400/57. However, when there is reason to believe an infection may involve any of the beta-lactamase producing organisms listed in Microbiology, 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 CURAM DUO 400/57 should not require the addition of another antibiotic due to the amoxycillin content of CURAM DUO 400/57.

Table of characteristics
Table of characteristics
Active ingredient
Visual appearance Off-white powder
Dosage Form Suspension, powder for
Route of administration Oral
Medicine schedule
120 mL bottles: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
150 mL bottles: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
60 mL bottles: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy

There is one type of pack available.

Pack type 1
Pack type 1
Type Bottle
Storage temperature Store below 25 degrees Celsius
Storage conditions No information available
Life time 3 Years
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information

The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.

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Is this medication banned in sport?

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