Clavamel is a generic brand of Augmentin. Clavamel is a medicine which is used in certain types of bacterial infections. Clavamel contains amoxicillin trihydrate/potassium clavulanate.
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Clavamel is a penicillin antibiotic that contains two medicines - amoxicillin trihydrate and potassium clavulanate. They work together to kill certain types of bacteria and are used to treat certain types of bacterial infections. Clavamel is usually used for up to14 days initially, and then your doctor will review the need for you to have further treatment with Augmentin-Duo. If your symptoms continue or become worse you should contact your doctor
Do not share your medicine with other people. It may not be suitable for them and may harm them.
The pharmacy label on your medicine tells you how much medicine you should take. It also tells you how often you should take your medicine. This is the dose that you and your prescriber have agreed you should take. You should not change the dose of your medicine unless you are told to do so by your prescriber.
If you feel that the medicine is making you unwell or you do not think it is working, then talk to your prescriber.
Clavamel is not suitable for everyone and some people should never use it. Other people should only use it with special care. It is important that the person prescribing this medicine knows your full medical history.
Furthermore the prescriber may only prescribe this medicine with special care or may not prescribe it at all for someone who is under the age of two months.
Check with your doctor as soon as possible if you think you are experiencing any side-effects or allergic reactions due to taking Clavamel tablets, even if the problem is not listed below. Like other medicines, Clavamel can cause some side-effects. If they occur, they are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and need medical attention. Tell your doctor about any effect which is troublesome or ongoing.
Tell your doctor if you notice any of the following that are troublesome or ongoing:
Tell your doctor immediately if you notice any of the following during or after taking Clavamel tablets:
These may be symptoms of rare but serious side-effects and require urgent medical attention.
Stop taking Clavamel tablets and immediately contact your doctor or go to the emergency department of your nearest hospital if any of the following happens:
Alcohol can interact with certain medicines.
In the case of Clavamel:
When taking any medicine you should be aware that it might interfere with your ability to drive or operate machinery safely.
In the case of Clavamel:
You should see how this medicine affects you before you judge whether you are safe to drive or operate machinery. If you are in any doubt about whether you should drive or operate machinery, talk to your prescriber.
Certain medicines can pass into breast milk and may reach your baby through breast-feeding.
In the case of Clavamel:
Before you have your baby you should discuss breast-feeding with your doctor or midwife. They will help you decide what is best for you and your baby based on the benefits and risks associated with this medicine. You should only breast-feed your baby while taking this medicine on the advice of your doctor or midwife.
If you are taking more than one medicine they may interact with each other. At times your prescriber may decide to use medicines that interact, in other cases this may not be appropriate.
The decision to use medicines that interact depends on your specific circumstances. Your prescriber may decide to use medicines that interact, if it is believed that the benefits of taking the medicines together outweigh the risks. In such cases, it may be necessary to alter your dose or monitor you more closely.
Tell your prescriber the names of all the medicines that you are taking so that they can consider all possible interactions. This includes all the medicines which have been prescribed by your GP, hospital doctor, dentist, nurse, health visitor, midwife or pharmacist. You must also tell your prescriber about medicines which you have bought over the counter without prescriptions.
If you are taking Clavamel and one of the above medicines or types of medicines, make sure your prescriber knows about it.
Remember to keep all medicines out of reach of children
Please Note: We have made every effort to ensure that the content of this information sheet is correct at time of publish, but remember that information about drugs may change. This sheet does not list all the uses and side-effects associated with this drug. For full details please see the drug information leaflet which comes with your medicine. Your doctor will assess your medical circumstances and draw your attention to any information or side-effects which may be relevant in your particular case.