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Benzoclav 1gm Tab

By MEDREICH LIFECARE LIMITED
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Medical Description

Benzoclav Tablet is used for the treatment of various bacterial infections such as infection of lungs, airways, ears, urinary tract, skin, bone, joints, soft tissue and tooth. It is a combination medi...
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ContainsAmoxicillin,Clavulanate(Clavulanic Acid)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, headache
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Benzoclav 1gm Tab

Benzoclav Tablet is used to treat various types of infections caused by bacteria such as sinus infection, respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infection, bone, tooth and joint infections.

Contraindications of Benzoclav 1gm Tab

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

Side effects of Benzoclav 1gm Tab

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea

Precautions and Warnings of Benzoclav 1gm Tab

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Benzoclav Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
It is advised not to take Benzoclav Tablet during pregnancy unless it is considered essential by your doctor. It is essential to always consult a doctor before starting any medicine during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Benzoclav Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is advised not to breastfeed when you are taking Benzoclav Tablet as its components pass into the breastmilk & are known to cause fungal infections of the mouth and diarrhoea in your baby.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Benzoclav Tablet?
A:
It is advised not to drive or use machines when you have taken Benzoclav Tablet as it may cause dizziness, fits and allergic reactions.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Benzoclav Tablet?
A:
It is advisable to avoid the consumption of alcohol during the treatment with Benzoclav Tablet, as it may worsen the side effects like dizziness and fits.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have liver problems.
  • You are above 60 years.
  • You have difficulty passing urine.
  • You have a kidney problem as you may experience fits.
  • You experience fatigue, fever, rash and swollen glands.
  • You experience redness of the skin followed by eruptions.
  • You ever had allergic reactions to penicillin, cephalosporins.
  • You have diarrhoea and stomach pain even after stopping treatment with Benzoclav Tablet.

Mode of Action of Benzoclav 1gm Tab

How Does It Work?

  • Benzoclav Tablet works by the combined action of its two components.
  • Amoxicillin kills the bacteria responsible for infections. However, the bacteria make an enzyme (beta-lactamases) that can destroy Amoxicillin.
  • Clavulanic acid inactivates this enzyme and hence helps Amoxicillin to function optimally.

Directions for Use of Benzoclav 1gm Tab

  • Benzoclav Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It should be taken after your meal to avoid stomach discomforts. It would be best if you take it at a fixed time for optimal results and should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Benzoclav 1gm Tab

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Benzoclav Tablet 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 interactions.
  • There is an increased risk of bleeding when taken with medicines used to thin the blood like warfarin, acenocoumarol, it is advised to monitor the blood tests like PT-INR regularly.
  • Increased side effects when taken with methotrexate which is used in the treatment of cancer.
  • Medicines used to treat gout like allopurinol or probenecid and medicines used to modify an immune response during an organ transplant like mycophenolate mofetil should be used cautiously with Benzocl...
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Storage and disposal of Benzoclav 1gm Tab

  • Store Benzoclav Tablet in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets. Do not use expired or damaged medicines.
  • Discard any unused medicine properly, do not flush in the toilet or throw it into the drain.

Dosage of Benzoclav 1gm Tab

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose include stomach disturbances, vomiting, diarrhoea, drowsiness and fluid retention. If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or vis...
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Missed a Dose

It is advised not to miss any dose of antibiotics as it can fail therapy. If you have missed taking any dose of Benzoclav Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Does Benzoclav Tablet cause diarrhoea?

A: Yes, diarrhoea is a common side effect of Benzoclav Tablet but contact your doctor immediately if you have diarrhoea with blood and mucous along with stomach pain and fever. It can be a sign of inflammation of the large intestine.

Q: How long does it take for Benzoclav Tablet to show its effects?

A: Benzoclav Tablet can start showing its effect approximately after 1 hour of its consumption. However, it varies among individuals and can also vary due to the physiology of an individual and the severity of the infection. As it is an antibiotic medicine, the complete effect towards infection could be seen after you complete the course of antibiotic treatment.

Q: How many times should I take Benzoclav Tablet in a day?

A: The exact frequency of consumption of Benzoclav Tablet depends upon your infection or disease. Your doctor will decide this after accessing the problem. Take this medicine as advised by your doctor, kindly refrain from self-medication of any antibiotics and do not take it in excess or less.
Product Details
Brand
BENZOCLAV
Expires on or After
25/08/2022
Last Updated on: 22 Jul 2021 | 10:48 AM (IST)
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