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Acticlav 228.5mg Dry Syp

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30ml Dry Syrup in Bottle

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Amoxicillin + Clavulanate(Clavulanic Acid)

Medical Description

Acticlav 228.5mg Dry Syp is an antibiotic medicine. It is used for the treatment of bacterial infection of the lungs, airways, ears, urinary tract, skin, bone, joints, soft tissue and tooth. This med...
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uses

Uses of Acticlav 228.5mg Dry Syp

Acticlav 228.5mg Dry Syp is used for the treatment of bacterial infection of the sinus, lungs, throat, airways, ears, urinary tract, bones, soft tissues, skin and tooth.
contraindications

Contraindications of Acticlav 228.5mg Dry Syp

  • If your child is allergic to amoxicillin, clavulanic acid or any of the ingredients of Acticlav 228.5mg Dry Syp .
  • If your child has a history of severe allergic reactions to any other antibiotics like cephalosporins, monobactam, carbapenem.
  • If your child had liver problems & jaundice with this medicine before.
sideEffects

Side effects of Acticlav 228.5mg Dry Syp

  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Skin rash
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Acticlav 228.5mg Dry Syp

otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • Your child ever had allergic reactions to penicillin, cephalosporins.
  • Your child has had liver, kidney problems (this medicine should not be given to children with impaired kidney function).
  • Your child experiences redness of the skin followed by eruptions after taking this medicine.
  • Your child develops another infection after taking this medicine.
  • Your child has diarrhoea and stomach pain after taking this medicine or even after stopping treatment with Acticlav 228.5mg Dry Syp .
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Acticlav 228.5mg Dry Syp

How Does It Work?

Acticlav 228.5mg Dry Syp works by the combined action of both its components - amoxicillin and clavulanic acid. Amoxicillin works by killing the bacteria responsible for infections. However, the bact...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Acticlav 228.5mg Dry Syp

  • Acticlav 228.5mg Dry Syp should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Read the label carefully before using this medication.
  • Add boiled and cooled water for reconstitution.
  • Shake the prepared medicine well before giving each dose
  • Use a measuring spoon, cup or dropper for taking out the exact quantities.
interactions

Interactions of Acticlav 228.5mg Dry Syp

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Acticlav 228.5mg Dry Syp works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals your child is currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction. Also, you should inform your doctor if your child has a...
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  • Concomitant use of Acticlav 228.5mg Dry Syp with blood thinners such as warfarin, acenocoumarol increases the risk of bleeding. It is advised to regularly monitor the blood tests like PT-INR.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Acticlav 228.5mg Dry Syp

  • Store Acticlav 228.5mg Dry Syp at or below 25°C in the original packaging.
  • Protect it from direct sunlight, heat and moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Acticlav 228.5mg Dry Syp

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose include stomach disturbances, vomiting, diarrhoea, drowsiness and fluid retention. If you have given too much of Acticlav 228.5mg Dry Syp to your child, contact your doctor or...
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Missed a Dose

It is advised not to miss any dose of antibiotics as it can affect the treatment regimen. If you have missed giving any dose of Acticlav 228.5mg Dry Syp , then give it as soon as you remember. If it's...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Abhishek B L

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is diarrhoea a common side effect during the treatment with Acticlav 228.5mg Dry Syp ?

A: Yes, diarrhoea is a common side effect during treatment with Acticlav 228.5mg Dry Syp . However, if your child is experiencing persistent diarrhoea, seek advice from your doctor immediately.

Q: Can I give this medicine to my child if he/she is allergic to penicillin?

A: Never give Acticlav 228.5mg Dry Syp if your child is allergic to penicillin. Serious side effects can result in the same. Always consult your doctor before giving any medicine to your child.

Q: How long does it take for Acticlav 228.5mg Dry Syp to show its effects?

A: Acticlav 228.5mg Dry Syp can start showing its effect approximately after 1 hour of its consumption. However, it varies among individuals and can also vary due to the severity of the infection. As it is an antibiotic medicine, the complete effect towards the infection could be seen after the course completion of the antibiotic treatment.

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ContainsAmoxicillin,Clavulanate(Clavulanic Acid)
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsDiarrhoea, nausea, vomiting
Last Updated on: 23 Jun 2021 | 07:25 PM (IST)
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