amoxicillin/clavulanic acid

Adult
Uses
  • bacterial infections (ear; nose; throat; genitourinary; lower respiratory tract; skin)
  • available on site
Contraindications,
drug interactions
or cautions
Contraindications
  • hypersensitivity to amoxicillin, clavulanic acid, other beta-lactam antibacterial drugs
Drug interactions
  • anticoagulants, macrolides, tetracyclines, sulfonamides, oral contraceptives, methotrexate
Cautions
  • use with caution in patients with hepatic impairment and monitor liver function tests at regular intervals.
Adverse Effects
(common and severe)
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • skin rash
  • clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea
Instructions and dose
(initial; typical)
indication-specific dosing (usual oral dosing range: 250 mg every 8 hours or 500 mg every 8 to 12 hours)
Monitoring
  • monitor for signs of anaphylaxis during first dose
Source of Suggestion