Amoxicillin + Clavulanic Acid – Oral

Why do I need this medicine?

This medicine contains Amoxicillin and Clavulanic Acid.

Amoxicillin is an antibiotic. It is used to treat certain bacterial infections of the ear, nose, throat, lungs, skin or bladder.

Clavulanic Acid improves the antibacterial activity and effectiveness of Amoxicillin.

This medicine may be used to treat other conditions as decided by your doctor.

How do I take this medicine?

Take Amoxicillin+Clavulanic Acid exactly as directed by your doctor or according to the instructions on the label. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor.

This medicine may be taken with or without food. It is best to take it at the start of a meal. This will help improve the absorption and minimise any stomach discomfort that might occur.

Amoxicillin+Clavulanic Acid is available as an oral tablet or oral suspension.

If you are taking the delayed-release, prolonged-release, sustained-release or extended-release type of tablet (may be labelled “ER”), swallow it whole. Do not divide, chew or crush the tablet.

If you are taking oral suspension or syrup, shake the bottle well before you take it use to ensure that the liquid is evenly mixed. Use the measuring spoon or cup provided to measure out your prescribed dose.

Amoxicillin+Clavulanic Acid must be taken at regular intervals for it to be effective. Continue to take this medicine even when you feel better. Do not stop taking it unless instructed by the doctor.

Do not skip any doses. You must complete the entire course of antibiotic. If you don’t, the infection will not clear completely.

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