Advent 457 DT Tablet

Advent 457 DT Tablet

Cipla Ltd
Uses of Advent 457 DT Tablet:
Bacterial infections
Composition of Advent 457 DT Tablet:
Clavulanic Acid 57mg
₹100.65
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MRP: ₹134.2
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Product Details

SKU: PC-614
Product Description: Advent 457 DT Tablet is manufactured by Cipla Ltd
Packing: Strip
Condition: New
Sold by: Pulse Pharmacy India Pvt. Ltd.

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Uses

Clavulanic Acid is generally used in treatment of the treatment of bacterial infections.

How to use

Consume this medicine in the dosage and duration as per your doctors advise. While taking Clavulanic Acid, swallow it completely without crushing, breaking or chewing it. Clavulanic Acid is to be taken with food.This will help to avoid stomach upset.

How it works

Clavulanic Acid is a beta-lactamase inhibitor. It makes the condition better by blocking an enzyme (beta lactamase) produced by bacteria to inactivate antibiotics. This reduces resistance and enhances the activity of antibiotics against bacteria.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is Clavulanic Acid?
Clavulanic Acid is a beta-lactamase inhibitor. It does not exert a clinically useful antibacterial effect on its own. It is used in combination with other antibiotics to increase their effect.

Q. What does $name do when added to amoxicillin?
Amoxicillin is a semisynthetic penicillin (beta-lactam antibiotic) that is easily broken down by beta-lactamase enzyme produced by some bacteria. Clavulanic Acid inactivates the beta-lactamase enzymes thereby preventing the breakdown of amoxicillin.

Q. Is amoxicillin/$name combination effective against methicillin-resistant staphylococci aureus (MRSA) infections?
Amoxicillin/$name combination is not effective against methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections. Consult a doctor for the right choice of antibiotic for your infections.

Q. What are the side effects of amoxicillin/$name combination?
Common side effects associated with the use of Amoxicillin/$name combination are diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and mucocutaneous candidosis. Talk to your doctor in case you experience these or other side effects while taking amoxicillin $name combination.

Q. Is amoxicillin/$name combination is safe in patients with a G6PD deficiency?
There is no study or research available regarding the safety of amoxicillin/$name in G6PD deficiency. Talk to your doctor regarding its use in G6PD deficient patients.

Q. Is amoxicillin/$name combination nephrotoxic?
Amoxicillin/$name combination can cause kidney damage, especially if taken a dose more than recommended. Inflammation of the kidney tissue (interstitial nephritis), hematuria (blood in urine) and crystalluria (crystals in urine) has been reported in some patients. Always take a dose as recommended by your doctor and share your medical history of kidney disease if any when you are prescribed this combination.

Q. Does amoxicillin/$name contain sulfa?
No, amoxicillin/$name does not contain any sulfa substance.

Q. Do amoxicillin/$name combination make you drowsy or tired?
Amoxicillin/$name combination does not make you feel drowsy or tired. However, it can make you feel dizzy. Talk to your doctor if you have these symptoms while taking this combination.

Q. Is amoxicillin/$name combination is effective against pseudomonas infections?
Amoxicillin/$name combination is not effective against pseudomonas infections. Consult a doctor for the right choice of antibiotic for your infections.

Q. Where to buy Clavulanic Acid?
Clavulanic Acid does not have any antibacterial activity of its own and is not available as a single salt in the market. It is always available as a combination with antibiotics like amoxicillin, cefixime, and cefuroxime. Talk to your doctor before taking any antibiotics.

Q. Why does Clavulanic Acid cause diarrhea?
Clavulanic Acid iself is not known to cause diarrhea. However, it is always given in combination with a beta-lactam antibiotic and diarrhea is a common side effect associated with the use of this combination.

Q. What are the side effects of Clavulanic Acid?
Clavulanic Acid can cause hepatitis and allergy. However, since the drug is always given in combination with a beta-lactam antibiotic, there can be many side effects of this combination. Consult your doctor if you experience any side effects while using this combination.

Q. What is the dose of Clavulanic Acid?
The dose of Clavulanic Acid depends on the age of the patient and disease for which it is given. Consult your doctor for the appropriate dose, frequency, and duration of the drug.

Q. What is the mechanism of action of Clavulanic Acid?
Clavulanic Acid is a beta-lactamase inhibitor. It inactivates beta-lactamase enzyme produced by some bacteria and prevents the inactivation of the antibiotic when given along with it.

Q. What is the molecular weight of Clavulanic Acid?
The molecular weight of Clavulanic Acid is 199.16 g/mol.

Q. Can Clavulanic Acid cause allergy?
Clavulanic Acid may cause allergy but the chances of it causing an allergy is far less likely compared to the penicillins it is given along with. Consult your doctor if you have any allergic reactions while taking the drug.

Q. Can I take $name with alcohol?
Clavulanic Acid can be taken with alcohol. No interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor regarding its use with alcohol.

Q. Can $name be taken with cefuroxime?
Fixed dose combinations of cefuroxime with $name are available in India. However, there is not enough research to prove the efficacy and safety of cefuroxime combined with $name.

Q. Can I take $name with penicillin?
Clavulanic Acid is a beta-lactamase enzyme inhibitor which is available as a fixed-dose combination penicillin antibiotics like amoxicillin and ticarcillin. It is not available for use as a single agent. Talk to your doctor for further information on the same.

Q. Is $name available in combination with cefixime?
Fixed dose combinations of cefixime with $name are available in India. However, there is not enough research to prove the efficacy and safety of cefixime combined with $name.

Q. Can I take Clavulanic Acid with food?
Food generally does not affect the absorption of Clavulanic Acid. The drug can be taken with or without food. However, there is evidence that a high-fat diet may interfere with the absorption of Clavulanic Acid.

Q. Can I take amoxicillin/$name combination with paracetamol?
Amoxicillin/$name combination can be taken with paracetamol (acetaminophen). No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Is $name and sulbactam same?
Sulbactam is a beta-lactamase inhibitor like $name. They do not have any action on the bacteria. Clavulanic Acid is commonly combined with amoxicillin and sulbactam is commonly combined with ampicillin. They increase the antibacterial action of these antibiotics.

Q. Is $name same as dicloxacillin?
Dicloxacillin is a beta-lactam antibiotic whereas $name is a beta-lactamase inhibitor. Dicloxacillin is not combined with $name since it is inherently resistant to degradation by beta-lactamase enzyme and would not need any inhibitor for increasing its action.

Q. Can I take amoxicillin/$name combination with azithromycin?
The effect of amoxicillin/$name combination can be decreased when given with azithromycin. Talk to your doctor before taking the two antibiotics together.

Q. Can I take amoxicillin/$name combination with alprazolam?
Amoxicillin/$name can be taken with alprazolam. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take amoxicillin/$name combination with guaifenesin?
Amoxicillin/$name can be taken with guaifenesin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Q. Can I take amoxicillin/$name combination with lisdexamfetamine?
Amoxicillin/$name can be taken with lisdexamfetamine. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

Expert Advice

  • Take $name containing antibiotics along with food and with plenty of fluids.Do not start or continue the $name containing antibiotic tablets and consult your doctor, if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to $name, penicillins or any of the other ingredients of this drug.Do not take the drug without consulting your doctor, if you have kidney or liver problems.Do not take the drug without consulting your doctor, if you have any serious allergic reaction (skin rash, inflammation of blood vessels, fever, joint pain, swollen glands in neck, armpit or groin, swelling of face or mouth [angioedema], difficulty breathing, or collapse).Do not take $name, if you have had penicillin-associated jaundice or skin rash, kidney or liver dysfunction.
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