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Acuclav 150mg Inj

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By MACLEODS PHARMACEUTICALS
0.15g Powder For Injection in Injection

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Amoxicillin + Clavulanate(Clavulanic Acid)

Medical Description

Acuclav Powder For Injection is an antibiotic medicine. It is used to treat bacterial infections of the ear, throat, respiratory tract, stomach, skin and soft tissues, urinary tract, etc. It is a comb...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Acuclav 150mg Inj

  • For the treatment of bacterial infections of the sinus, ear, throat, lungs, airways, urinary tract, skin, soft tissue, bone, joints, abdomen, genitals, etc.
  • To prevent infections associated with surgeries such as surgery in the gastrointestinal tract, head, neck, kidney, heart, pelvic cavity, biliary tract and joint replacement.
contraindications

Contraindications of Acuclav 150mg Inj

  • If you are allergic to amoxicillin, clavulanic acid or any of the ingredients of Acuclav Powder For Injection.
  • If you have a history of severe allergic reactions to any other antibiotic like cephalosporins, monobactam or carbapenem.
  • If you have experienced liver problems & jaundice with this medicine before.
sideEffects

Side effects of Acuclav 150mg Inj

  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Thrush
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Acuclav 150mg Inj

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Acuclav Powder For Injection during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information available about the safety of this medicine during pregnancy. Your doctor will only prescribe you this medicine if considered essential or needed.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Acuclav Powder For Injection while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of Acuclav Powder For Injection passes into breastmilk. Lactating women should watch their babies for fungal infections in the mouth and diarrhoea. Breastfeeding should be discontinued in case you observe any of these symptoms in the baby.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Acuclav Powder For Injection?
A:
Acuclav Powder For Injection may cause dizziness, fits and allergic reactions. You should be cautious or avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Acuclav Powder For Injection?
A:
There is no interaction known between this medicine and alcohol. However, you should avoid consuming alcohol during the treatment as it can worsen some of the side effects of this medicine such as dizziness.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You develop any allergic reactions after taking this injection.
  • You ever had allergic reactions to penicillin or cephalosporins.
  • You have problems with your liver or kidneys or you are elderly.
  • You experience fatigue, fever, sore throat, rash and swollen glands.
  • You have diarrhoea and stomach pain even after stopping treatment with Acuclav Powder For Injection.
  • You experience redness of the skin followed by eruptions.
  • You have difficulty in passing urine or unable to urinate completely.
  • You should let the doctor or the laboratory person know that you are using this medicine while going for a lab test, as this medicine may interfere with the lab tests.
  • It is advised to complete the course of antibiotics and not skip any dose even if you feel better.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Acuclav 150mg Inj

How Does It Work?

  • Acuclav Powder For Injection acts by killing the bacteria responsible for the infections. However, bacteria make an enzyme (beta-lactamases) that can destroy amoxicillin. Clavulanic acid inactivates ...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Acuclav 150mg Inj

Acuclav Powder For Injection will be given to you in hospital by your doctor or nurse. Do not self-inject this medicine. Follow any instructions suggested by the doctor or nurse during the procedure ...
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interactions

Interactions of Acuclav 150mg Inj

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Acuclav Powder For Injection 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 you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction. Also, you should inform your doctor if you have a planned sur...
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  • Especially if you are taking blood thinners like warfarin, acenocoumarol, medicines to treat gout like allopurinol or probenecid, medicines to modify immune response during organ transplant like mycop...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Acuclav 150mg Inj

  • Store Acuclav Powder For Injection below 25°C, protect if from direct sunlight.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Acuclav 150mg Inj

Overdose

Acuclav Powder For Injection will be given to you by a doctor or nurse, thus the chances of an overdose are less because the treatment and the dose will be specific to the patient. However, in case of...
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Missed a Dose

You will be monitored by your doctor or nurse on when Acuclav Powder For Injection should be given to you. So, it is unlikely that the dose will be missed. However, if you think your doctor or nurse m...
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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 Acuclav Powder For Injection?

A: Yes, diarrhoea is a common side effect during the treatment with Acuclav Powder For Injection or any antibiotics.

Q: I have a penicillin allergy, can I take Acuclav Powder For Injection?

A: No, you should not take Acuclav Powder For Injection if you are allergic to penicillin. Serious side effects can result due to the same. Always inform your doctor about your allergy to any specific medicines.

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ContainsAmoxicillin,Clavulanate(Clavulanic Acid)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsDiarrhoea, vomiting, nausea
Last Updated on: 23 Jun 2021 | 07:28 PM (IST)
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