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Curam Drops

By NOVARTIS INDIA LTD
10ml Oral Drop in Bottle
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MRP 52.38
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Amoxicillin + Clavulanic Acid
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Therapeutic classification
Antibiotic

Medical Description

Curam Paed Oral Drop 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 medicine
is specially designed for use in children and should be used under an adult’s supervision. Curam Paed Oral Drop is a combination medicine containing amoxicillin and clavulanic acid. Before giving this medicine to your child, inform your doctor if your child is allergic to any antibiotics or has experienced any allergic reactions after taking antibiotics. Give this medicine as prescribed and for the prescribed duration to your child.
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Uses of Curam Drops

Curam Paed Oral Drop is used for the treatment of bacterial infection of the sinus, lungs, throat, airways, ears, urinary tract, bones, soft tissues, skin and tooth.

Contraindications of Curam Drops

  • If your child is allergic to amoxicillin, clavulanic acid or any of the ingredients of Curam Paed Oral Drop.
  • 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.

Side effects of Curam Drops

  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Skin rash

Precautions and Warnings of Curam Drops

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 Curam Paed Oral Drop.

Mode of Action of Curam Drops

How Does It Work?

Curam Paed Oral Drop works by the combined action of both its components - amoxicillin and clavulanic acid. Amoxicillin works by killing the bacteria responsible for infections. However, the bacteria
make the enzyme (beta-lactamases) which can destroy amoxicillin. Clavulanic acid inactivates this enzyme and hence helps amoxicillin to perform its function.
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Directions for Use of Curam Drops

  • Curam Paed Oral Drop should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Read the label carefully before using this medication.
  • Always use the dropper for taking out the exact quantities.

Interactions of Curam Drops

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Curam Paed Oral Drop 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
    planned surgery or vaccination scheduled.
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  • Concomitant use of Curam Paed Oral Drop with blood thinners such as warfarin, acenocoumarol increases the risk of bleeding. It is advised to regularly monitor the blood tests like PT-INR.

Storage and disposal of Curam Drops

  • Store Curam Paed Oral Drop 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 of Curam Drops

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose include stomach disturbances, vomiting, diarrhoea, drowsiness and fluid retention. If you have given too much of Curam Paed Oral Drop to your child, contact your doctor or reac
h out to the nearest hospital immediately.
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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 Curam Paed Oral Drop, then give it as soon as you remember. If it's alre
ady time for the next dose, then skip the missed dose and follow the regular dosing schedule.
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY

Dr. Abhishek B L

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY

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 Curam Paed Oral Drop?

A: Yes, diarrhoea is a common side effect during treatment with Curam Paed Oral Drop. 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 Curam Paed Oral Drop 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 Curam Paed Oral Drop to show its effects?

A: Curam Paed Oral Drop 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,Clavulanic Acid
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsDiarrhoea, nausea, vomiting
Last Updated on: 23 Jun 2021 | 07:27 PM (IST)
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