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Brand name: Amoklavin Duo 400/57 TM

Active ingredients: amoxicillin + clavulanic acid

What it is used for

AMOKLAVIN DUO 400/57 (amoxicillin and clavulanic acid) oral suspension is indicated in the short term treatment of the following bacterial infections when caused by sensitive organisms (see Microbiology):,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 AMOKLAVIN DUO 400/57. 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 amoxicillin susceptible organisms and beta-lactamase producing organisms susceptible to AMOKLAVIN DUO 400/57, should not require the addition of another antibiotic due to the amoxicillin content of AMOKLAVIN DUO 400/57.

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
  • Reconstituted Solution see label for shelf life
  • Lifetime is 18 Months.

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

Visual appearance

White to cream coloured powder

Do I need a prescription?

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

Disclaimer

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  • Therapeutic Good's Administration (TGA)
  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)
  • GuildLink
  • DrugBank

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