Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Clavulanate

Introduction

Name

  • Amoxycillin/Clavulanate.

Class of drug

  • Combination of amoxycillin Amoxicillin and Beta-lactamase resistant penicillin antibiotic.

Description

Physical properties

  • Powder.
  • Tablets.
  • Suspension.

Storage requirements

  • In a cool and dry environment <25°C.
  • All tablets are individually wrapped in foil, moisture-resistant packaging; do not remove until to be administered.
  • Refrigerate oral suspension after reconstitution - discard if solution becomes dark or after 10 days.

Uses

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Indications

Administration

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Pharmocokinetics

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs



Probenecid
  • Decreases the renal tubular secretion of penicillin antibiotics and thus prolongs their blood levels.
Aminoglycosides
  • Do not mix in the same syringe as aminoglycosides.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary.Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA. ISBN: 0 905214 44 7.

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