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Clavohext 500/125 MG Tablet

Clavohext 500/125 MG Tablet

SANOFI INDIA LTD.

    • Rs. 155.97

    Manufactured by: Safoni India Ltd.

    Composition: Amoxicillin (500 mg) + Clavulanic Acid (125 mg)

    Strength: 625 mg

    Pack size: 10 tablets per strip

    Drug type: Antibiotic

    Prescription Required: Yes

    Primary Uses: Bacterial infections

    What is Clavohext 500/125 mg Tablet?

    Clavohext 500/125 mg Tablet is the combination of two medicines- amoxicillin and clavulanic acid which is used to treat bacterial infections.

    Uses:

    Clavohext 500/125 mg Tablet is used for the treatment of bacterial infections.

    How Does the Drug Work?

    Amoxicillin is an antibiotic with bactericidal action. It works by the inhibition of bacterial cell wall synthesis leading to the death of bacteria. Clavulanic acid inhibits the activity of an enzyme beta-lactamase and helps to decrease resistance and increase the action of amoxicillin.

    Common Side Effects of Clavohext 500/125 mg Tablet:

    List of major side effects of Clavohext 500/125 mg Tablet

    • Fever
    • Joint pain
    • Skin yellowing
    • Nausea
    • Vomiting
    • Diarrhea
    • Easy bruising and bleeding
    • Tooth discoloration
    • Heavy menstrual bleeding
    • Convulsions

    How to Use Clavohext 500/125 mg Tablet?

    Clavohext 500/125 mg Tablet is taken by mouth by swallowing it completely with adequate water. Do not chew and break the medication. It should be taken with food.

    Precautions to be Taken:

    Useful precautions to be taken while using Clavohext 500/125 mg Tablet

    • Do not take Clavohext 500/125 mg Tablet if you are allergic to any ingredient in the drug formulation.
    • Pregnant and lactating women should take this medication on doctor’s advice.
    • Prior consult to your doctor before consumption of alcohol during the treatment with Clavohext 500/125 mg Tablet.

    Contraindications:

    List of contraindications while using Clavohext 500/125 mg Tablet

    • Clavohext 500/125 mg Tablet is contraindicated in the patients with history acute hypersensitivity to this medication.
    • Clavohext 500/125 mg Tablet is contraindicated in the patients with cholestatic jaundice and liver dysfunction.

    Interactions:

    Possible drug interactions of Clavohext 500/125 mg Tablet with other compounds

    • The use of this medication is advised against in those patients who are concurrently using probenecid as it can increase plasma concentration of this drug.
    • Concomitant treatment with allopurinol may increase allergic reaction.
    • Concomitant use of oral oestrogen contraceptives can reduce the efficacy of amoxicillin.

    Storage:

    Store this medication at room temperature (between 25-30°C). Protect from sunlight and children.

    Dosage:

    Missed dose:

    In case of missed dose, skip the same and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Avoid taking double dose to make up for a missed one.

    Overdose:

    Symptoms due to overdose may include electrolyte imbalances, interstitial nephritis, GI symptoms and crystalluria. Immediately contact to your doctor as emergency medical treatment is required in case of an overdose.

    FAQs:

    1. Can I take Clavohext 500/125 mg Tablet while taking food?

    Yes, Clavohext 500/125 mg Tablet is advisable to take with food to avoid stomach upset on doctor’s prescription.

    1. What are the side effects of Clavohext 500/125 mg Tablet?

    The common side effects of Clavohext 500/125 mg Tablet include nausea, allergic reaction, vomiting, diarrhoea, fever, joint pain and convulsions.

    1. How often can I take Clavohext 500/125 mg Tablet?

    Clavohext 500/125 mg Tablet should be used at fixed dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor.

    1. Is Clavohext 500/125 mg Tablet safe during pregnancy?

    The pregnant and breast-feeding women should use Clavohext 500/125 mg Tablet as prescribed by the doctor.

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