Amoxicillin/Clavulanic Acid (Augmentin): Why the Combination? Indications, Dosage, Side Effects

AmoxicillinClavulanic Acid Indications, Dosage, Side Effects

Amoxicillin/clavulanic acid also called co-amoxiclav or amox-clav, is an antimicrobial combination drug of amoxicillin and clavulanic acid used in emergency and primary care unit. The amoxicillin is a penicillin drug that has activity against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. Clavulanic acid is a β-lactamase inhibitor. Important brand names of amoxicillin/clavulanic acid are Augmentin, Clavulin, Amoclan. Why … Read more