Healthdirect Free Australian health advice you can count on.

Medical problem? Call 1800 022 222. If you need urgent medical help, call triple zero immediately

healthdirect Australia is a free service where you can talk to a nurse or doctor who can help you know what to do.

beginning of content

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
  • Shelf 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.

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.

Download leaflet

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

Back to top back to top

Need more information?

These trusted information partners have more on this topic.

Healthdirect 24hr 7 days a week hotline

24 hour health advice you can count on

1800 022 222

Government Accredited with over 140 information partners

We are a government-funded service, providing quality, approved health information and advice

Australian Government, health department logo ACT Government logo New South Wales government, health department logo Northen Territory Government logo Government of South Australia, health department logo Tasmanian government logo Government of Western Australia, health department logo