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Brand name: Amoxiclav 2000/200 (Juno) TM

Active ingredients: amoxicillin + clavulanic acid

What it is used for

AMOXICLAV JUNO is an antibiotic alternative to narrow spectrum and broad-spectrum antibiotics for the treatment of polymicrobial infections; especially in mixed Gram negative and Gram positive infections, and situations where microbial confirmation has not yet been obtained. Infections caused by amoxicillin susceptible organisms are amenable to AMOXICLAV JUNO treatment due to its amoxicillin content. Infections caused by ß-lactamase producing amoxicillin resistant organisms are also amenable to AMOXICLAV JUNO due to its clavulanic acid content. Susceptibility to AMOXICLAV JUNO will vary with geography and time. Local susceptibility data should be consulted where available, and microbiological sampling and susceptibility testing performed where necessary. Amoxicillin/clavulanic acid should be used in accordance with local official antibiotic-prescribing guidelines and local susceptibility data. AMOXICLAV JUNO is indicated for the short term treatment of serious bacterial infections such as: Upper Respiratory Tract Infections (including ENT): e.g. mastoiditis, tonsillitis, otitis media, epiglotitis and sinusitis when accompanied by severe signs and symptoms Lower Respiratory Tract Infections: e.g. acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis, lobar, broncho-pneumonia and community acquired pneumonia Genito-urinary Tract Infections: e.g. cystitis, urethritis, pyelonephritis, , female genital infections Gastrointestinal infections e.g. intra-abdominal sepsis, peritonitis. Skin and skin structure infections, in particular cellulitis, animal bites, diabetic foot infections, vascular surgery infection/ischaemic soft tissue infection, severe dental abscess Other Infections e.g. septic abortion, puerperal sepsis, post-surgical infections. AMOXICLAV JUNO is indicated for prophylaxis against infection in major surgical procedures that may be associated with higher risk of infectious complications eg. gastronitestinal surgery.

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: Intravenous
  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Lifetime is 2 Years.

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

Visual appearance

white to off-white sterile powder

Do I need a prescription?

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

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