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Amoxicillin, Clavulanic Acid साल्ट से बनी दवाएं:

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Clavam Information

Clavam is a prescription medicine that is available as a Tablet, Drops, Injection, Syrup, Suspension. Other than this, Clavam has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

The right dosage of Clavam depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

Some other side effects of Clavam have been listed ahead. Normally, these side effects of Clavam are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

Clavam's effect during pregnancy is Safe and Safe while nursing. In addition, Clavam's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Clavam related warnings section.

Clavam can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Clavam in conditions like Hepatitis, Kidney Disease, Jaundice. Other contraindications of Clavam have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Drug interactions for Clavam have been reported in the medical literature. See below for a complete list.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Clavam is not safe while driving, and is is not addictive in nature.

  1. Clavam Benefits & Uses
  2. Clavam Dosage & How to Take
  3. Clavam Side Effects
  4. Clavam Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Clavam with Other Drugs
  6. Clavam Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Clavam
  8. Clavam Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Clavam Benefits & Uses

Clavam is used to treat the following -

  1. Sinusitis
  2. Ear Infection
  3. Pneumonia
  4. Tonsillitis
  5. Impetigo
  6. Urinary Tract Infection
  7. Bronchitis
  8. Skin Infections
  9. Throat Infection
  10. Septic Arthritis
  11. Bacterial Vaginosis
  12. Upper Respiratory Tract Infection
  13. Blood Infection

Clavam Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Clavam

Clavulanic Acid

Clavam Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Clavam is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Diarrhoea
  3. Anaphylactic reaction
  4. Steven-johnsons syndrome
  5. Angioedema Severe
  6. Erythema
  7. Hypersensitivity
  8. Convulsion
  9. Rash
  10. Urticaria
  11. Seizures (uncontrollable jerking of limbs)
  12. Mouth ulcer Mild
  13. Vaginal inflammation

Clavam Related Warnings

Is the use of Clavam safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women can take Clavam without worrying about any side effects.


Is the use of Clavam safe during breastfeeding?

Clavam is safe for breastfeeding women.


What is the effect of Clavam on the Kidneys?

There can be some harmful effects on your kidneys after taking Clavam. If you witness any side effects, discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.


What is the effect of Clavam on the Liver?

The liver can be affected by Clavam. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it and consult your doctor. You should restart Clavam only after medical advice.


What is the effect of Clavam on the Heart?

Clavam may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.


Severe Interaction of Clavam with Other Drugs

Clavam should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -


Clavam Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Clavam unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Diarrhea (Loose Motions)
  2. Hepatitis
  3. Kidney Disease
  4. Jaundice
  5. Hepatic Encephalopathy

Frequently asked Questions about Clavam

Is this Clavam habit forming or addictive?

Clavam does not cause addiction.


Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Clavam can make you feel drowsy.


Is it safe?

Yes, but take Clavam only as per medical advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

There is no benefit of taking Clavam for mental disorders.


Clavam Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Clavam

Taking Clavam with food does not harm your health.


Interaction between Alcohol and Clavam

Information about the interaction of Clavam and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.


Clavam FAQs

Question over 1 year ago

Can I buy Clavam over-the-counter?

Dr. Madhur Anand MBBS, MS , General Surgery

No, you can not buy Clavam over-the-counter. It is a prescription drug, without prescription of a healthcare practitioner, you can not buy directly from the pharmacy. It is for our own safety taking antibiotics without doctors advice can lead to unwanted side effects.

Question over 1 year ago

Does Clavam cause sleepiness?

Dr. Suhas Bhargav MBBS , General Physician

No, Clavam does not cause sleepiness. However, if you feel or experience sleepiness or drowsiness after taking this medicine, please inform your doctor and follow his/her instructions.

Question almost 2 years ago

Does Clavam cause stomach upset?

Dr. Manoj Meena MBBS , General Physician

Yes, [medicine] can cause stomach upset if taken on an empty stomach. It is a common side effect of this drug. Please inform your doctor if you are experiencing severe stomach upset after taking this medicine.

Question almost 2 years ago

Can I take Clavam without consulting a doctor?

Dr. Suhas Bhargav MBBS , General Physician

Clavam is a prescription drug so do not take it without consulting doctor. It can be harmful to the people to take this medicine without a doctor's advice.

Question over 1 year ago

Does Clavam treat sinus infection?

Dr. Saikat Mukherjee MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Clavam can treat the sinus infection. However, a combination of Clavam and clavulanic acid is given as the first-line drug for the treatment of sinus infection. Please consult your doctor for the right line of treatment for sinus infection.

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience


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