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Polyclav 625mg Tablet

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By MACLEODS PHARMACEUTICALS
6 Tablet(s) in Strip
124.21*
MRP 151.48
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Amoxycillin / Amoxicillin(500.0 Mg) + Clavulanic Acid(125.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

Polyclav 625 mg tablet is an antibiotic medicine used to treat various bacterial infections in the body such as lungs, urinary tract, reproductive tract, stomach-intestine, soft tissues, joints and de...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
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uses

Uses of Polyclav 625mg Tablet

Polyclav 625 mg tablet is used to treat infections caused by bacteria, like sinus infection, respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infections, bone and joint infections.
contraindications

Contraindications of Polyclav 625mg Tablet

  • If you are allergic to amoxicillin, clavulanic acid or any other ingredients of Polyclav 625 mg tablet.
  • If you have a history of severe allergic reactions to any other antibiotics like cephalosporins, monobactam, carbapenem.
  • If you have a history of liver disease or jaundice.
sideEffects

Side effects of Polyclav 625mg Tablet

  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Skin rashes and irritation
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Polyclav 625mg Tablet

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Polyclav 625 mg tablet during pregnancy?
A:
  • Polyclav 625 mg tablet should be avoided during pregnancy, as there is limited safety data available in pregnant women. However, your doctor may prescribe you this medicine if considered essential aft...
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  • 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 Polyclav 625 mg tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
The components of the Polyclav 625 mg tablet pass into the breastmilk & may cause fungal infection of the mouth and diarrhoea in your breastfed baby. Thus, it is recommended not to breastfeed or monitor your baby closely when you are taking this medicine.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Polyclav 625 mg tablet?
A:
If you experience symptoms such as dizziness, fits after taking Polyclav 625 mg tablet, avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Polyclav 625 mg 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. Talk to your doctor if you consume it often.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You develop any allergic reactions after taking the Polyclav 625 mg tablet.
  • You have ever had any allergic reactions to penicillin, cephalosporins.
  • You are an elderly patient.
  • You have liver problems.
  • You have a known history of fits or experience fits after taking this medicine.
  • You have a kidney problem, including difficulty in passing urine.
  • You experience redness of the skin followed by eruptions.
  • You experience fatigue, fever, rash and swollen glands.
  • You have diarrhoea and abdominal pain even after stopping treatment with the Polyclav 625 mg tablet.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Polyclav 625mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

  • Polyclav 625 mg tablet acts by inhibiting the growth and multiplication of the bacteria, thus killing the bacteria responsible for infections.
  • However, bacteria make the enzyme (beta-lactamases) which can destroy amoxicillin.
  • Clavulanic acid inactivates this enzyme and hence helps amoxicillin to function optimally.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Polyclav 625mg Tablet

Polyclav 625 mg tablet should be consumed as a whole with a sufficient amount of water and should be taken after meals to avoid stomach problems. Do not crush, chew or break the tablet. Take it as pre...
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interactions

Interactions of Polyclav 625mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Polyclav 625 mg 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 you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • 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).
  • Especially if you are taking medicines to treat gout like allopurinol or probenecid, medicines used to modify the immune response during an organ transplant like mycophenolate mofetil.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Polyclav 625mg Tablet

  • Store Polyclav 625 mg tablet at or below 25° in the original packaging.
  • Protect it from heat and moisture.
  • Keep the medicine out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Polyclav 625mg Tablet

Overdose

Symptoms of an overdose include stomach disturbances, vomiting, diarrhoea, drowsiness and fluid retention. If you think you have taken too much of Polyclav 625 mg tablet, contact your doctor immediate...
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Missed a Dose

It is advised not to miss any dose of antibiotics as it can fail the therapy. If you have missed taking any dose of Polyclav 625 mg tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B.Pharm, PharmD

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 Polyclav 625 mg tablet?

A: Yes, diarrhoea is a common side effect during the treatment 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: I have a penicillin allergy, can I take Polyclav 625 mg tablet?

A: Never take Polyclav 625 mg tablet 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: Does Polyclav 625 mg tablet treat urinary tract infection (UTI)?

A: Yes, Polyclav 625 mg tablet will help in treating urinary tract infection (UTI) caused due by various bacterial organisms.

Q: Is Polyclav 625 mg tablet an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Polyclav 625 mg tablet is a penicillin-type of antibiotic, used to kill and stop the growth of infection-causing bacteria.

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ContainsAmoxycillin / Amoxicillin(500.0 Mg),Clavulanic Acid(125.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsDiarrhea, nausea, vomiting
Last Updated on: 15 Jul 2021 | 11:19 AM (IST)
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