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Brand name: Amoxyclav Duo Forte 875/125 (SCP) TM

Active ingredients: amoxicillin + clavulanic acid

What it is used for

Amoxicillin and clavulanic acid tablets are indicated for short-term treatment of bacterial infections at the following sites when caused by sensitive organisms: - 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 infections. Appropriate culture and susceptibility studies should be performed to identify the causative organism(s) and determine its (their) susceptibility to Amoxyclave Duo SCP and Amoxyclave Duo Forte SCP tablets. 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 Amoxyclave Duo SCP and Amoxyclave Duo Forte Scp 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 2 Years.

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

Visual appearance

White, convex capsule shaped film coated tablet

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.

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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