Amoxicillin / Clavulanate Potassium

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Amoxicillin / Clavulanate Potassium is an antibiotic that combines amoxicillin and clavulanic acid to treat skin, urinary tract, and soft tissue infections.

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Amoxicillin / Clavulanate Potassium Basics

Amoxicillin / Clavulanate Potassium is a broad-spectrum antibiotic. It treats soft tissue infections, skin infections, and urinary tract infections. By combining clavulanic acid and amoxicillin, this medication works on infections that would otherwise be resistant to antibiotics. Clavulanic acid keeps bacteria from breaking the beta-lactam ring necessary for antibiotics like amoxicillin to work. Amoxicillin / Clavulanate Potassium is available in two strengths:

  • 500 mg / 125 mg
  • 875 mg / 125 mg

This medication requires a prescription from your veterinarian.

Amoxicillin / Clavulanate Potassium Directions

Use as directed by your veterinarian, and follow all instructions printed on the prescription label. It is best to administer this medication one hour before or two hours after a meal. Doses may be given with a meal, however, if stomach upset occurs. Do not stop giving this medication until you have completed the entire prescription. Failure to complete antibiotic prescriptions can result in an increased risk for antibiotic resistant bacteria.

Store at room temperature, protected from light and moisture.

Amoxicillin / Clavulanate Potassium Warnings

Keep out of the reach of children and pets. Do not use in pets with a known hypersensitivity to any of the penicillin antibiotics. Use with caution in pets that are pregnant. Amoxicillin / Clavulanate Potassium may react with some other medications. Therefore, inform your veterinarian of any and all medications your pet may be taking. This is especially important if your pet is currently taking aminoglycoside antibiotics, antacids, bacteriostatic antibiotics, or cephalosporin antibiotics. Finally, if you notice any behavioral or physiological changes in your pet while giving Amoxicillin / Clavulanate Potassium, contact your veterinarian immediately.

Adverse Reactions and Serious Side Effects

Hypersensitivity can occur. If you believe your pet is having an adverse reaction to Amoxicillin / Clavulanate Potassium, contact your veterinarian immediately.

If you have any additional questions regarding this product, please contact us at (877)220-6337. A member of our pharmacy staff will be happy to assist you!

Additional information

Form

Tablet

Prescription Strength

500 mg / 125 mg, 875 mg / 125 mg