Amoxicillin & Clavulanate Potassium Oral Suspension is a drug composition under the RION brand. It is an antibiotic drug that is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections in the body. Bacteria can invade the normal cell of the body and infect those cells leading to the infection condition in the body. There is a wide range of infections that can occur in the human body. It depends on the species of bacteria and the infected organ.
Amoxicillin & Clavulanate Potassium Oral Suspension inhibits the ability of bacterial cells to form cell walls. The cell wall is an essential component of the bacterial cell and without a cell wall, bacterial l can not survive.
• ABSORPTION: Dosing in the fasted or fed state has minimal effect on the pharmacokinetics of amoxicillin. While amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium can be given without regard to meals, absorption of clavulanate potassium when taken with food is greater relative to the fasted state. In one study, the relative bioavailability of clavulanate was reduced when amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium was dosed after eating something.
• DISTRIBUTION: Component in amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium is highly protein-bound; clavulanic acid is approximately 25% bound to human serum and amoxicillin is approximately 18% bound. Amoxicillin diffuses readily into most body tissues and fluids with the exception of the brain and spinal fluid.
• METABOLISM AND EXCRETION: The half-life of amoxicillin after the oral administration of amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium is 1.3 hours and that of clavulanic acid is 1 hour. Approximately 50% to 70% of the amoxicillin and approximately 25% to 40% of the clavulanic acid are excreted unchanged in urine during the first 6 hours after administration of a single 250 mg/125 mg or 500 mg/125 mg tablet of amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium.
INDICATIONS: Amoxicillin/clavulanic acid is a penicillin-type antibiotic used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria. This antibiotic only treats bacterial infections. It will not work for viral infections (e.g., common cold, flu). Unnecessary use or overuse of any antibiotic can lead to its decreased effectiveness.
It is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. Bacterial infections can cause a wide range of diseases in the body. This medication is beneficial in curing:
Amoxicillin & Clavulanate Potassium should not be taken without the prescription of a Doctor. The suspension should be shaken well before use and taken before meals. 12 hours of gap is advised between the two doses.
Consult a doctor before taking this medication and discuss these conditions regarding health history:
Does Amoxicillin & Clavulanate Potassium Suspension treat viral infections?
No, this medication is not useful in treating viral infections.
Does Amoxicillin & Clavulanate Potassium Suspension affect breastfeeding?
Amoxicillin & Clavulanate can pass into the baby during breastfeeding.
Should I avoid certain foods while taking Amoxicillin & Clavulanate?
No, there is no food restriction for a normal person taking Amoxicillin & Clavulanate.
Does Amoxicillin & Clavulanate intake form a habit?
No, Amoxicillin & Clavulanate does not form a habit.
Can I stop taking Amoxicillin & Clavulanate before the prescription?
Consult your doctor before ending the prescription for Amoxicillin & Clavulanate.
Amoxicillin 200 mg & Clavulanate Potassium 28.5 mg