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Clavam 375mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Clavam 375mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Clavam 375mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Clavam 375mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Clavam 375mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

By ALKEM LABORATORIES LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 218.50
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Medical Description

Clavam 375mg tablet contains a combination of amoxicillin and clavulanic acid. It belongs to a class of penicillin antibiotics. It is useful in treating infections typically of the respiratory tract, ear, nose, urinary tract infections and, bone and joint-related infections.

You may experience nausea, diarrhoea and vomiting on taking this medicine. These side effects are usually mild and manageable. Please consult your doctor if you experience any other side effects than these.

Take this medicine in dosage as prescribed by your doctor. Do not abruptly stop taking the syrup as it may increase the risk of re-infection. Also, please inform your doctor about all your medical conditions before taking this medicine.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹192.28
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ContainsClavulanic Acid(125.0 Mg) + Amoxycillin / Amoxicillin(250.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsNausea, diarrhoea and vomiting
TherapyANTIBIOTIC
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uses

Uses of CLAVAM 375MG STRIP OF 10 TABLETS

Treatment of infections caused by bacteria, like a sinus infection, respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infection, bone and joint infections.
contraindications

Contraindications of CLAVAM 375MG STRIP OF 10 TABLETS

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

Side effects of CLAVAM 375MG STRIP OF 10 TABLETS

  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Infection of skin and nails (mucocutaneous candidiasis)
  • Difficulty in the digestion
  • Skin rashes and irritation (pruritis, urticaria)
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Elevated levels of liver enzymes
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of CLAVAM 375MG STRIP OF 10 TABLETS

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Clavam 375mg tablet during pregnancy?
A:
It is advised not to take this medicine during pregnancy. However, it can be given to you by your doctor if required. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or you are planning to have a baby.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Clavam 375mg tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is advised not to breastfeed when you are taking this medicine. The components of this medicine pass into breast milk & is known to cause fungal infection of the mouth and diarhhoea in your baby.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Clavam 375mg tablet?
A:
It is advised not to drive or use machines when you have taken this medicine as it may cause dizziness, fits and allergic reactions.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Clavam 375mg tablet?
A:
It is advisable to avoid the consumption of alcohol during the treatment, as it may worsen the side effects like dizziness and fits.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You ever had allergic reactions to penicillin, cephalosporins
  • You are an elderly patient
  • You have liver problems
  • You have a kidney problem as you may experience fits
  • You experience redness of the skin followed by eruptions
  • You experience fatigue, fever, rash and swollen glands
  • You are taking oral birth control pills, as this tablet may reduce the efficacy of oral birth control pills
  • You have diarrhoea and abdominal pain even after stopping treatment with this medicine
  • You have difficulty in passing urine
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of CLAVAM 375MG STRIP OF 10 TABLETS

This medicine should be consumed as a whole with a sufficient amount of water and should be taken after meals to avoid stomach problems.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of CLAVAM 375MG STRIP OF 10 TABLETS

  • Store the medicine at or below 25° in the original package to protect it from catching moisture.
  • Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.
dosage

Dosage of CLAVAM 375MG STRIP OF 10 TABLETS

Overdose

  • Taking Clavam 375mg tablet in high doses may result in serious kidney damage and fits.
  • Symptoms of 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 visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

  • It is advised not to miss any dose of antibiotics as it can result in failure of therapy
  • If you missed any dose of medicine take it as soon as you remember
  • If it's time for your next dose then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule
  • Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of CLAVAM 375MG STRIP OF 10 TABLETS

How Does It Work?

Clavam 375mg tablet acts by killing the bacteria responsible for infections. However, the bacteria make an enzyme (beta-lactamases) that can destroy Amoxicillin. Clavulanic acid inactivates this enz...
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interactions

Interactions of CLAVAM 375MG STRIP OF 10 TABLETS

Interactions with other medicines

  • No drug interaction reports are available for this combination. However, as this medicine contains amoxicillin & clavulanic acid, any interactions seen with these two components when taken alone may o...
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  • Increased risk of bleeding when taken with medicines used to thin the blood like warfarin, acenocoumarol There is a need to check blood tests like PT-INR.
  • Increased side effects when taken with methotrexate (used in the treatment of cancer).
  • Medicines used to treat gout like allopurinol or probenecid.
  • Medicines used to modify immune response during organ transplant like mycophenolate mofetil.

Interactions with food items

No information is available on interactions of this medicine when taken with food, consult your doctor or pharmacist for further information.

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: Clavam 375 vs 625, what is the difference?

A: Clavam is an antibiotic that contains both amoxicillin and clavulanic acid. The numbers 375 and 625 refer to the amount of amoxicillin in milligrammes (mg) in each tablet or dose. Clavam 375 has 250 mg amoxicillin and 125 mg clavulanic acid, while Clavam 625 has 500 mg amoxicillin and 125 mg clavulanic acid. The decision between the two is influenced by factors such as the severity of the infection and the prescribing physician's discretion. Always follow the instructions provided by your healthcare professional or on the medication packaging and always consult them before changing your dosage.

Q: Is diarrhoea a common side effect during the treatment?

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

Q: I an have allergy to penicillin, can I take Clavam 375mg tablet?

A: Never take this medicine 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.

Q: I experience difficulty in breathing after taking this tablet, is it normal?

A: No, difficulty in breathing, swelling on face, lips, tongue and throat, skin rash are an indication of allergic symptoms. It is advised that you should not ignore it and should visit your doctor or nearest hospital immediately.

Q: Does this medicine cause drowsiness?

A: No, this medicine Clavum 375mg generally does not make you feel drowsy, sleepy or dizzy. But as every individual reacts differently to medicine due to his/her medical condition it is advised that you should rest if you feel dizzy after taking this medicine.

Q: Is Clavam 375 an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Clavam 375 contains amoxycillin and clavulanic acid, as its active component, which belongs to an antibiotic class of medicines.

Q: What is the dose of Clavam 375?

A: The exact frequency of consumption of Clavam 375 depends upon your type and severity of 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.
Last Updated on: 10 July 2023 | 1:59 PM (IST)

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