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Polyclav Ds Dry Syp

30ml Dry Syrup in Bottle
MRP 130.00
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Clavulanic Acid(57.0 Mg) + Amoxycillin / Amoxicillin(400.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

Polyclav Dry Syrup is used for the treatment of various bacterial infections such as infection of the lungs, airways, ears, urinary tract, skin, bone, joints, soft tissue, and tooth. It is a combination of amoxicillin and clavulanic acid, that belongs to the class of penicillin antibiotics. The medicine is used in children. Please inform the doctor if the child is allergic to antibiotics or has experienced allergic reactions after taking antibiotics. Give the medicine as prescribed and for the prescribed duration to the child.
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Uses of Polyclav Ds Dry Syp

Polyclav Dry Syrup is used for the treatment of infections caused by bacteria such as sinus infection, respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infections and bone, tooth, and joint infections.

Contraindications of Polyclav Ds Dry Syp

  • If the child is allergic to amoxicillin, clavulanic acid or other of the ingredients of Polyclav Dry Syrup.
  • If the child has a history of allergic reactions to other antibiotics like cephalosporins, monobactam, carbapenem.
  • If the child had liver problems & jaundice with the medicine before.

Side effects of Polyclav Ds Dry Syp

  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Infection of the skin & nails
  • Difficulty indigestion
  • Skin rashes & irritation
  • Headache
  • Dizziness

Precautions and Warnings of Polyclav Ds Dry Syp

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • Your child may develops an allergic reaction after taking Polyclav Dry Syrup
  • Your child had allergic reactions to penicillin, cephalosporins.
  • Your child any liver problems.
  • Your child has a kidney problem.
  • Your child has a history of fits.
  • Your child may experience redness of the skin followed by eruptions.
  • Your child may experience fatigue, fever, rash and swollen glands.
  • Your child has diarrhoea and abdominal pain even after stopping treatment with the medicine.
  • Your child has difficulty in passing urine.

Mode of Action of Polyclav Ds Dry Syp

How Does It Work?

Polyclav Dry Syrup works by the combined action of both its components: amoxicillin and clavulanic acid. Amoxicillin kills the bacteria responsible for infections. However, the bacteria make the enzyme (beta-lactamases) which may destroy Amoxicillin. Clavulanic acid inactivates the enzyme and hence helps Amoxicillin to perform its function.
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Directions for Use of Polyclav Ds Dry Syp

  • Polyclav Dry Syrup should be taken as directed by the doctor.
  • Read the label carefully before using the medication.
  • For reconstitution:
  • Boil and cool the water.
  • Add the water below the mark of the bottle.
  • Shake well and make the volume up to the given mark of the bottle.
  • A reconstituted solution must be used within the duration mentioned on the bottle.

Interactions of Polyclav Ds Dry Syp

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines may affect the way Polyclav Dry Syrup works, or the medicine itself may reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell the doctor about the medicines, supplements, or herbals the child is currently taking or might take to avoid possible interaction.
  • Concomitant use of Polyclav Dry Syrup with blood thinners such as warfarin, acenocoumarol increases the risk of bleeding when taken it is advised to regularly monitor the blood tests like PT-INR.
  • The risk of side effects increases when Polyclav Dry Syrup taken with methotrexate which is used in the treatment of cancer.
  • Medicines used for treating gouts like allopurinol or probenecid and to modify immune response during organ transplant like mycophenolate mofetil may be used cautiously with the medicine.

Storage and disposal of Polyclav Ds Dry Syp

  • Store Polyclav Dry Syrup at or below 25°C in original packaging to protect it from catching moisture.
  • Keep the medicine out of reach of children.

Dosage of Polyclav Ds Dry Syp


Taking Polyclav Dry Syrup in high doses may result in serious kidney damage and fits. Symptoms may include stomach disturbances, vomiting, diarrhoea, drowsiness, and fluid retention. If you have given too much of the medicine to the child, then contact the doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital immediately.
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Missed a Dose

If you missed giving any dose of Polyclav Dry Syrup, then give it as soon as you remember. If it's time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and follow the regular dosing schedule.

Content Details


Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Is diarrhoea a common side effect during the treatment with Polyclav Dry Syrup?

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

Q: My child is allergic to penicillin, can I give Polyclav Dry Syrup?

A: Never give Polyclav Dry Syrup if the child is allergic to penicillin. Serious side effects may result in the same. Always inform the doctor about the allergy to any specific medicines.

Q: How many times should Polyclav Dry Syrup be taken in a day?

A: The exact frequency of consumption of Polyclav Dry Syrup depends upon the infection or disease. The doctor will decide this after accessing the problem. Take the medicine as advised by the doctor, kindly refrain from self-medication of antibiotics and do not take it in excess or less.

Q: How long does it take for Polyclav Dry Syrup to show its effects?

A: Polyclav Dry Syrup can start showing its effect approximately after 1 hour of its consumption. However, it varies among individuals and may 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 may be seen after the course completion of antibiotic treatment.

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ContainsClavulanic Acid(57.0 Mg),Amoxycillin / Amoxicillin(400.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsDiarrhoea, vomiting, nausea
Last Updated on: 05 Jun 2021 | 02:18 PM (IST)
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