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Brand name: Amoxyclav 500/125 (GH) TM

Active ingredients: amoxicillin + clavulanic acid

What it is used for

Short-term treatment of bacterial infection at the following sites when caused by amoxycillin/clavulanic acid sensitive, beta-lactamase producing organisms. Skin and skin structure infections. Urinary tract infections (uncomplicated and complicated). Upper respiratory tract infections, such as sinusitis, otitis media and recurrent tonsillitis. Lower respiratory tract infections, including community acquired pneumonia and acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis. Appropriate culture and susceptibility studies should be performed to identify the causative organism(s) and determine its (their) susceptibility to AMOXYCLAV GH / CURAM tablets. However, when there is reason to believe an infection may involve any of the beta-lactamase producing organisms listed in the microbiological section, 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 / AMOXYCLAV GH tablets should not require the addition of another antibiotic due to the amoxycillin content of CURAM / AMOXYCLAV GH tablets.

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 3 Years.

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

Visual appearance

OFF-WHITE, OVAL BICONVEX, FILM-COATED TABLETS, SCORED ON BOTH SIDES.

Do I need a prescription?

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

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.

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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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