Clavulanic Acid

Clavulanic acid is a beta-lactamase inhibitor. Beta-lactamase is secreted by bacteria, which prevents the action of Penicillin. Clavulanic acid, when given along Penicillin, blocks the action of beta-lactamase secreted by antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

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Does Azithromycin work the same as Amoxicillin Clavulanate tablet?

Query: Hello doctor, Does (Inozith-250) Azithromycin work the same as (Clavu-nova 625) Amoxicillin and Clavulanate Potassium Tablet USP? I am using to treat a back/chest problem I had two years back which the doctor prescribed Inozith-250 for me. I used the same drug when I had a similar problem and I am ...  Read Full »


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Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. No, Azithromycin and Amoxicillin plus Clavulanate potassium work via different mechanisms. Azithromycin is an antibiotic useful for the treatment of a number of bacterial infections. Azithromycin is a type of macrolide antibiotic. It works by decreasing the productio...  Read Full »

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