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      Clavam Injection 1.2gm
      Uses and Benefits

      Uses and Benefits

      Clavam Injection 1.2gm is a combination of two drugs used to treat infections of the ear, nose, throat, the genitourinary tract, and skin. This injection is also used for the treatment of acute uncomplicated gonorrhea caused by the bacteria, Neisseria gonorrhea. Clavam Injection 1.2gm can also be used to treat sinusitis, acute bacterial infection, urinary tract infection, otitis media acute. However, the uses mentioned here are not exhaustive, there may be other conditions for which this medication may be used upon a doctor’s discretion.

      Composition

      Composition

      The active ingredients of Clavam Injection 1.2gm are Amoxicillin 1000mg and Clavulanic Acid 200mg/inj.

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      With its bactericidal property, Amoxicillin inhibits the cell wall synthesis in bacteria thus resulting in bacterial death.

      Beta-lactamases are enzymes produced in bacteria which protect themselves from the action of antibiotics. Here, Clavulanic Acid acts by destroying or inhibiting this beta-lactamase, therefore, reducing the antibiotic activity of the bacteria and allows any external antibiotic sources to work.

      Contraindications and Conditions

      Contraindications and Conditions

      Patients with the following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their health care professionals before taking the injection:

      • Hypersensitivity to any of the drugs used in the Clavam Injection 1.2gm such as Amoxycillin and Clavulanic Acid.
      • Anaphylactic reaction to beta-lactams
      • Hemodialysis
      • Hepatic impairment associated with Amoxicillin and Clavulanic acid therapy
      • Cholestatic jaundice associated with Amoxicillin and Clavulanic acid therapy
      Side Effects

      Side and Adverse Effects

      The following effects may or may not occur during the usage of this medicine. It is generally well tolerated when taken in the prescribed dosage guidelines. Common ones are generally mild and may include:

      • Diarrhea
      • Nausea
      • Rash
      • Glossitis
      • Stomatitis
      • Black hairy tongue

      Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:

      • Anaphylaxis
      • Serum sickness
      • Exfoliative dermatitis
      • Stevens-johnson syndrome
      • Toxic epidermal necrolysis
      • Candidiasis
      How to Use

      This medication is usually administered through parenteral route in a clinic or a hospital setting under the supervision of a nurse or a physician. If self administered, take the injection at prescribed dose and time.
      Sterilize the area before taking the shot with an antiseptic swab.
      Remove the needle cap by pulling it straight, take the liquid from the vial into a syringe.
      Spread the skin at the site of injection need to be given by using your hand, slowly dart the needle into the vein at a 30-degree angle, inhale by slowly pulling back of the plunger to determine the needle is in blood vessel, inject the solution slowly, remove the needle quickly, press gently the injection site with an alcohol swab.

      Overdosage

      Avoid taking more than the prescribed dosage. In case of an accidental over dose, seek prompt medical advice. Depending on the dosage, symptoms may vary but you may experience one or more of the following signs or symptoms:

      • Nausea
      • Vomiting
      • Stomach pain
      • Diarrhea
      • Skin rash
      • Drowsiness
      Warnings and Precautions

      Warnings and Precautions

      Take Clavam injection 1.2gm only on the advice of a medical practitioner. Dosage adjustment or complete avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:

      Pregnancy: Clavam Injection 1.2gm may be used during pregnancy; no known risk of fetal harm based on animal data. However, talk to your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant before the usage of this medicine.

      Lactation: Clavam Injection 1.2gm can pass through breast milk and may harm a nursing baby. Do not use unless suggested by your doctor or a pharmacist under special cases.

      Alcohol: Interaction of alcohol with this medicine is unknown; please consult your doctor before injecting.

      Driving: Do not operate or drive after consuming this medicine, as it may cause severe allergic conditions and convulsions.

      Drug Interactions: Avoid taking warfarin along with Clavam Injection 1.2gm as this may increase the risk of bleeding when both drugs combined together. The therapeutic efficacy of anthrax vaccine will get reduced when used along with this medicine.

      Precautions
      • Keep this medication out of sight and reach of children.
      • Keep it in a cool and dry place, away from sunlight and moisture.
      • Do not use the medicine beyond its expiry date.
      • Do not use the medicine if you find any liquid discoloration or particles floating in the liquid.
      • Do not use if the vial is broken or damaged.
      FDA Pregnancy Category

      FDA Pregnancy Category

      Category B: Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.


      Drug Composition information
      What is Clavulanic acid for:

      It is a beta-lactamase inhibitor combined with certain penicillin antibiotics to overcome antibiotic resistance

      How does Clavulanic acid work:

      Addition of clavulanic acid re-establishes the activity of amoxicillin against bacterias resistant to amoxicillin.

      How should Clavulanic acid be used:

      Take this drug as directed by the doctor

      Common side effects of Clavulanic acid :

      GI tolerance is poor specially in children. Other side effects are Candida stomatitisvaginitis and rashes. Some cases of hepatic injury have been reported with the combination.

      What do I do if I miss a dose

      Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. - If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. - Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.

      What precautions should I take when taking Clavulanic acid :

      If you have an allergy to calcium polystyrene sulfonate or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.

      When do I need to seek medical help

      If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Signs of low potassium. Very bad belly pain. Very hard stools (constipation). Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

      Can I take Clavulanic acid with other medicines:

      Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

      Are there any food restrictions

      Avoid Alcohol

      How do I store Clavulanic acid :

      Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

      Pregnancy Category

      Category B: Either animal-reproduction studies have not demonstrated a foetal risk but there are no controlled studies in pregnant women or animal-reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect (other than a decrease in fertility) that was not confirmed in controlled studies in women in the 1st trimester (and there is no evidence of a risk in later trimesters).

      Therapeutic Classification

      Penicillins

      Seller Information
      Manufactured By

      ALKEM LABORATORIES LTD

      alkem house,senapati bapat marg,lower parel,mumbai - 400013

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      ALKEM LABORATORIES LTD

      alkem house,senapati bapat marg,lower parel,mumbai - 400013

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