Acuclav 375 mg Tablet

Acuclav 375 mg Tablet

Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Uses of Acuclav 375 mg Tablet:
Bacterial infections, Bacterial infections
Composition of Acuclav 375 mg Tablet:
Clavulanic Acid 125mg + Amoxycillin 250mg
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SKU: PC-828
Product Description: Acuclav 375 mg Tablet is manufactured by Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
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Condition: New
Sold by: Pulse Pharmacy India Pvt. Ltd.

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Uses

Clavulanic Acid is generally used in treatment of the treatment of bacterial infections.
Amoxycillin is generally used in treatment of the treatment of bacterial infections.

Side effects

  • Allergic reaction
  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Rash
  • Vomiting

How to use

Consume this medicine in the dosage and duration as per your doctors advise. While taking Clavulanic Acid, swallow it completely without crushing, breaking or chewing it. Clavulanic Acid is to be taken with food.This will help to avoid stomach upset.
Consume this medicine in the dosage and duration as per your doctors advise. While taking Amoxycillin, swallow it completely without crushing, breaking or chewing it. Amoxycillin is advised to be taken at a fixed time, but may be taken together with food (or) without food.

How it works

Clavulanic Acid is a beta-lactamase inhibitor. It makes the condition better by blocking an enzyme (beta lactamase) produced by bacteria to inactivate antibiotics. This reduces resistance and enhances the activity of antibiotics against bacteria.
Amoxycillin is an antibiotic. It makes the condition better by preventing the bacteria from forming a bacterial protective covering that's essential for the bacteria to survive, thereby killing them.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is Clavulanic Acid?
Clavulanic Acid is a beta-lactamase inhibitor. It does not exert a clinically useful antibacterial effect on its own. It is used in combination with other antibiotics to increase their effect.

Q. What does Clavulanic Acid do when added to amoxicillin?
Amoxicillin is a semisynthetic penicillin (beta-lactam antibiotic) that is easily broken down by beta-lactamase enzyme produced by some bacteria. Clavulanic Acid inactivates the beta-lactamase enzymes thereby preventing the breakdown of amoxicillin.

Q. Is amoxicillin/Clavulanic Acid combination effective against methicillin-resistant staphylococci aureus (MRSA) infections?
Amoxicillin/Clavulanic Acid combination is not effective against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections. Consult a doctor for the right choice of antibiotic for your infections.

Q. What are the side effects of amoxicillin/Clavulanic Acid combination?
Common side effects associated with the use of Amoxicillin/Clavulanic Acid combination are diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and mucocutaneous candidosis. Talk to your doctor in case you experience these or other side effects while taking amoxicillin Clavulanic Acid combination.

Q. Is amoxicillin/Clavulanic Acid combination is safe in patients with a G6PD deficiency?
There is no study or research available regarding the safety of amoxicillin/Clavulanic Acid in G6PD deficiency. Talk to your doctor regarding its use in G6PD deficient patients.

Q. Is amoxicillin/Clavulanic Acid combination nephrotoxic?
Amoxicillin/Clavulanic Acid combination can cause kidney damage, especially if taken a dose more than recommended. Inflammation of the kidney tissue (interstitial nephritis), hematuria (blood in urine) and crystalluria (crystals in urine) has been reported in some patients. Always take a dose as recommended by your doctor and share your medical history of kidney disease if any when you are prescribed this combination.

Q. Does amoxicillin/Clavulanic Acid contain sulfa?
No, amoxicillin/Clavulanic Acid does not contain any sulfa substance.

Q. Do amoxicillin/Clavulanic Acid combination make you drowsy or tired?
Amoxicillin/Clavulanic Acid combination does not make you feel drowsy or tired. However, it can make you feel dizzy. Talk to your doctor if you have these symptoms while taking this combination.

Q. Is amoxicillin/Clavulanic Acid combination is effective against pseudomonas infections?
Amoxicillin/Clavulanic Acid combination is not effective against pseudomonas infections. Consult a doctor for the right choice of antibiotic for your infections.

Q. Where to buy Clavulanic Acid?
Clavulanic Acid does not have any antibacterial activity of its own and is not available as a single salt in the market. It is always available as a combination with antibiotics like amoxicillin, cefixime, and cefuroxime. Talk to your doctor before taking any antibiotics.

Q. Why does Clavulanic Acid cause diarrhea?
Clavulanic Acid iself is not known to cause diarrhea. However, it is always given in combination with a beta-lactam antibiotic and diarrhea is a common side effect associated with the use of this combination.

Q. What are the side effects of Clavulanic Acid?
Clavulanic Acid can cause hepatitis and allergy. However, since the drug is always given in combination with a beta-lactam antibiotic, there can be many side effects of this combination. Consult your doctor if you experience any side effects while using this combination.

Q. What is the dose of Clavulanic Acid?
The dose of Clavulanic Acid depends on the age of the patient and disease for which it is given. Consult your doctor for the appropriate dose, frequency, and duration of the drug.

Q. What is the mechanism of action of Clavulanic Acid?
Clavulanic Acid is a beta-lactamase inhibitor. It inactivates beta-lactamase enzyme produced by some bacteria and prevents the inactivation of the antibiotic when given along with it.

Q. What is the molecular weight of Clavulanic Acid?
The molecular weight of Clavulanic Acid is 199.16 g/mol.

Q. Can Clavulanic Acid cause allergy?
Clavulanic Acid may cause allergy but the chances of it causing an allergy is far less likely compared to the penicillins it is given along with. Consult your doctor if you have any allergic reactions while taking the drug.

Q. Can I take Clavulanic Acid with alcohol?
Clavulanic Acid can be taken with alcohol. No interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor regarding its use with alcohol.

Q. Can Clavulanic Acid be taken with cefuroxime?
Fixed dose combinations of cefuroxime with Clavulanic Acid are available in India. However, there is not enough research to prove the efficacy and safety of cefuroxime combined with Clavulanic Acid.

Q. Can I take Clavulanic Acid with penicillin?
Clavulanic Acid is a beta-lactamase enzyme inhibitor which is available as a fixed-dose combination penicillin antibiotics like amoxicillin and ticarcillin. It is not available for use as a single agent. Talk to your doctor for further information on the same.

Q. Is Clavulanic Acid available in combination with cefixime?
Fixed dose combinations of cefixime with Clavulanic Acid are available in India. However, there is not enough research to prove the efficacy and safety of cefixime combined with Clavulanic Acid.

Q. Can I take Clavulanic Acid with food?
Food generally does not affect the absorption of Clavulanic Acid. The drug can be taken with or without food. However, there is evidence that a high-fat diet may interfere with the absorption of Clavulanic Acid.

Q. Can I take amoxicillin/Clavulanic Acid combination with paracetamol?
Amoxicillin/Clavulanic Acid combination can be taken with paracetamol (acetaminophen). No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Is Clavulanic Acid and sulbactam same?
Sulbactam is a beta-lactamase inhibitor like Clavulanic Acid. They do not have any action on the bacteria. Clavulanic Acid is commonly combined with amoxicillin and sulbactam is commonly combined with ampicillin. They increase the antibacterial action of these antibiotics.

Q. Is Clavulanic Acid same as dicloxacillin?
Dicloxacillin is a beta-lactam antibiotic whereas Clavulanic Acid is a beta-lactamase inhibitor. Dicloxacillin is not combined with Clavulanic Acid since it is inherently resistant to degradation by beta-lactamase enzyme and would not need any inhibitor for increasing its action.

Q. Can I take amoxicillin/Clavulanic Acid combination with azithromycin?
The effect of amoxicillin/Clavulanic Acid combination can be decreased when given with azithromycin. Talk to your doctor before taking the two antibiotics together.

Q. Can I take amoxicillin/Clavulanic Acid combination with alprazolam?
Amoxicillin/Clavulanic Acid can be taken with alprazolam. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take amoxicillin/Clavulanic Acid combination with guaifenesin?
Amoxicillin/Clavulanic Acid can be taken with guaifenesin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take amoxicillin/Clavulanic Acid combination with lisdexamfetamine?
Amoxicillin/Clavulanic Acid can be taken with lisdexamfetamine. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Does Amoxycillin act against anaerobic bacteria?
Amoxycillin is effective against both aerobic(gram-positive and gram-negative) and anaerobic bacterial infections.

Q. Does Amoxycillin cause fungal (yeast) infections?
Amoxycillin is a broad spectrum antibiotic. On long-term use, it may kill helpful bacteria in the body which keep the body’s fungal (yeast) population in check. So, this decrease in the number of helpful bacteria may lead to fungal (yeast) infections.

Q. Can I take Amoxycillin for virus infections?
Amoxycillin is not effective against viral infections. It is effective for bacterial infections only.

Q. Does Amoxycillin cause constipation?
Amoxycillin does not cause constipation. If you experience constipation while taking Amoxycillin, Do inform your doctor, as it may be due to other underlying condition.

Q. Does Amoxycillin cause headache?
Amoxycillin does not cause a headache. Do consult your doctor if you experience a headache while consuming Amoxycillin as it may be due to other underlying conditions.

Q. Can I take Amoxycillin for fever?
Amoxycillin can be used in the treatment of fever, provided the fever is linked with the infection which can be treated with it. Right diagnosis is essential before taking any antibiotics for fever.

Q. Can I take Amoxycillin for boils?
Amoxycillin is effective for the treatment of soft tissue infections like boils and skin conditions. Consult your doctor for the right antibiotic for your infectsions.

Q. Can I take Amoxycillin for a sore throat?
Amoxycillin can be used to cure a sore throat, only if it is associated with an infection which can be treated with it. Right diagnosis is essential before taking any antibiotics for your condition.

Q. Can I take Amoxycillin for bacterial vaginosis?
Amoxycillin can be used for the treatment of bacterial vaginosis. Consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics for your condition.

Q. Can I take Amoxycillin for flu?
Amoxycillin is not meant for the treatment of flu. However, consult a doctor for the right medicine for treating the flu.

Q. Can I take Amoxycillin for an ear infection?
Amoxycillin is used to cure ear infections. Do consult your doctor for the right antibiotic for treating an ear infection.

Q. Can I take Amoxycillin for diverticulitis?
Amoxycillin can be used to cure diverticulitis. Do consult your doctor for the right antibiotic for treating diverticulitis.

Q. Is Amoxycillin safe?
Amoxycillin is safe provided you use it as per the doctors prescription and instructions.

Q. Is Amoxycillin safe for heart patients?
Amoxycillin is safe to use in heart patients, provided you use it as per the doctors prescription and instructions. Do inform your doctor about your medical history before taking any medicine.

Q. Is Amoxycillin used for throat infections?
Amoxycillin is used to cure throat infection provided the cause of infection is diagnosed by the doctor and Amoxycillin is prescribed for its treatment.

Q. Is Amoxycillin a pain killer?
Amoxycillin is an antibiotic and not a painkiller.

Q. Is Amoxycillin a cephalosporin?
Amoxycillin is an antibiotic belonging to a group of medicines known as penicillins and is not a cephalosporin.

Q. Is Amoxycillin good for prostate infection?
Amoxycillin can be used for treating prostate infections caused by bacteria against which it is active. Consult a physician for the right diagnosis of your infection and use antibiotics which are prescribed.

Q. Does Amoxycillin treat urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Amoxycillin can be used to cure a UTI(urinary tract infection) if it is caused by the bacteria against which it is active or effective. Consult your doctor to know the right cause for your infection and then use the antibiotic recommended by your doctor.

Q. Does Amoxycillin can treat cough?
Amoxycillin can be used to cure a cough, only if a cough is caused due to an infection. Before taking any antibiotics, consult your doctor for the right diagnosis.

Q. Does Amoxycillin cause drowsiness?
Amoxycillin is not said to cause drowsiness. Consult your doctor, if you experience drowsiness while taking Amoxycillin.

Q. Does Amoxycillin affect sperm?
Amoxycillin is not said to affect the sperm. However, consult your doctor for more information.

Q. Does Amoxycillin contain penicillin?
Although Amoxycillin belongs to the same class of antibiotics called penicillins, it does not contain penicillin.

Q. Does Amoxycillin cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea is one of the common side effects of Amoxycillin. Consult your doctor if you experience diarrhea while taking Amoxycillin. This could be due to the change in the normal bacteria of your gut.

Q. Can I take Amoxycillin with tramadol?
Amoxycillin can be taken along with tramadol as there are no drug interactions observed. However, we can not say interaction does not occur at all. Consult your doctor before taking these medications together.

Q. Can I take Amoxycillin with metronidazole?
Amoxycillin can be taken with metronidazole as there are no interactions observed. Interaction may occur in some cases, do consult your doctor before taking both the medication together.

Q. Can I take Amoxycillin with a medicine for cold?
Before taking Amoxycillin with any medications, it is important to consult your doctor, as the medicines may have many components nd the interaction with each component can be different.

Q. Can I take Amoxycillin with metformin?
Metformin and Amoxycillin can be taken together as there are no interactions observed. This does not mean interactions do not happen at all. Do inform your doctor, before taking these medicines together.

Q. Can I take Amoxycillin with loratadine?
Loratadine and Amoxycillin can be taken together as there are no drug interactions observed. In some cases, interactions may occur. Consult your doctor, before taking these medicines together.

Q. Can I take Amoxycillin with aspirin?
Asprin and Amoxycillin increases the levels of each other. Before taking Amoxycillin with aspirin do consult your doctor.

Expert Advice

  • Take $name containing antibiotics along with food and with plenty of fluids.Do not start or continue the $name containing antibiotic tablets and consult your doctor, if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to $name, penicillins or any of the other ingredients of this drug.Do not take the drug without consulting your doctor, if you have kidney or liver problems.Do not take the drug without consulting your doctor, if you have any serious allergic reaction (skin rash, inflammation of blood vessels, fever, joint pain, swollen glands in neck, armpit or groin, swelling of face or mouth [angioedema], difficulty breathing, or collapse).Do not take $name, if you have had penicillin-associated jaundice or skin rash, kidney or liver dysfunction.
  • Amoxycillin is used to treat infections caused by bacteria.Finish the prescribed course of Amoxycillin, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Taking probiotics along with Amoxycillin may help. Talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or develop abdominal cramps.Take it with food and plenty of fluids to avoid an upset stomach.Stop taking Amoxycillin and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.
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