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AMOXICILLIN AND CLAVULANATE POTASSIUM- amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium tablet, film coated


  1. Patient Information
  2. Manufactured By:
  3. Manufactured For:

Patient Information 

17.1 Information for Patients

Patients should be informed that amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium tablets may be taken every 8 hours or every 12 hours, depending on the dose prescribed. Each dose should be taken with a meal or snack to reduce the possibility of gastrointestinal upset.


Patients should be counseled that antibacterial drugs, including amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium tablets, should only be used to treat bacterial infections. They do not treat viral infections (e.g., the common cold). When amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium tablets are prescribed to treat a bacterial infection, patients should be told that although it is common to feel better early in the course of therapy, the medication should be taken exactly as directed. Skipping doses or not completing the full course of therapy may: (1) decrease the effectiveness of the immediate treatment, and (2) increase the likelihood that bacteria will develop resistance and will not be treatable by amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium tablets or other antibacterial drugs in the future.


Counsel patients that diarrhea is a common problem caused by antibacterials, and it usually ends when the antibacterial is discontinued. Sometimes after starting treatment with antibacterials, patients can develop watery and bloody stools (with or without stomach cramps and fever) even as late as 2 or more months after having taken their last dose of the antibacterial. If diarrhea is severe or lasts more than 2 or 3 days, patients should contact their physician.

Patients should be advised to keep suspension refrigerated. Shake well before using. When dosing a child with the suspension (liquid) of amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium, use a dosing spoon or medicine dropper. Be sure to rinse the spoon or dropper after each use. Bottles of suspension of amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium may contain more liquid than required. Follow your doctor s instructions about the amount to use and the days of treatment your child requires. Discard any unused medicine.


Patients should be aware that amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium tablets contain a penicillin class drug product that can cause allergic reactions in some individuals.


All brand names listed are the registered trademarks of their respective owners and are not trademarks of Micro Labs Limited.

Manufactured By: 

Micro Labs Limited

Banglore-560 100, India.

Manufactured For: 

Micro Labs USA Inc.

Basking Ridge, NJ 07920


Revised: September 2018



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