NDC 68788-7998 Amoxicillin And Clavulanate Potassium
Tablet, Film Coated Oral
|Color(s)||WHITE (C48325 - WHITE TO OFF-WHITE) |
|Shape||CAPSULE (C48336) |
|Size(s)||19 MM |
NDC Code 68788-7998-2
Package Description: 20 TABLET, FILM COATED in 1 BOTTLE
What is NDC 68788-7998?
What are the uses for Amoxicillin And Clavulanate Potassium?
What are Amoxicillin And Clavulanate Potassium Active Ingredients?
- AMOXICILLIN 500 mg/1 - A broad-spectrum semisynthetic antibiotic similar to AMPICILLIN except that its resistance to gastric acid permits higher serum levels with oral administration.
- CLAVULANATE POTASSIUM 125 mg/1 - A beta-lactam antibiotic produced by the actinobacterium Streptomyces clavuligerus. It is a suicide inhibitor of bacterial beta-lactamase enzymes. Administered alone, it has only weak antibacterial activity against most organisms, but given in combination with other beta-lactam antibiotics it prevents antibiotic inactivation by microbial lactamase.
Which are Amoxicillin And Clavulanate Potassium UNII Codes?
The UNII codes for the active ingredients in this product are:
- AMOXICILLIN (UNII: 804826J2HU)
- AMOXICILLIN ANHYDROUS (UNII: 9EM05410Q9) (Active Moiety)
- CLAVULANATE POTASSIUM (UNII: Q42OMW3AT8)
- CLAVULANIC ACID (UNII: 23521W1S24) (Active Moiety)
What is the NDC to RxNorm Crosswalk for Amoxicillin And Clavulanate Potassium?
- RxCUI: 617296 - amoxicillin 500 MG / clavulanate potassium 125 MG Oral Tablet
- RxCUI: 617296 - amoxicillin 500 MG / clavulanate 125 MG Oral Tablet
- RxCUI: 617296 - amoxicillin (as amoxicillin trihydrate) 500 MG / clavulanic acid (as clavulanate potassium) 125 MG Oral Tablet
Which are Amoxicillin And Clavulanate Potassium Inactive Ingredients UNII Codes?
The inactive ingredients are all the component of a medicinal product OTHER than the active ingredient(s). The acronym "UNII" stands for “Unique Ingredient Identifier” and is used to identify each inactive ingredient present in a product. The UNII codes for the inactive ingredients in this product are:
- SILICON DIOXIDE (UNII: ETJ7Z6XBU4)
- HYPROMELLOSE 2910 (5 MPA.S) (UNII: R75537T0T4)
- MAGNESIUM STEARATE (UNII: 70097M6I30)
- MICROCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSE (UNII: OP1R32D61U)
- POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 400 (UNII: B697894SGQ)
- SODIUM STARCH GLYCOLATE TYPE A POTATO (UNII: 5856J3G2A2)
- TITANIUM DIOXIDE (UNII: 15FIX9V2JP)
- ETHYLCELLULOSE (10 MPA.S) (UNII: 3DYK7UYZ62)
- TALC (UNII: 7SEV7J4R1U)
Which are the Pharmacologic Classes for Amoxicillin And Clavulanate Potassium?
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Amoxicillin and Clavulanic Acid
The combination of amoxicillin and clavulanic acid is used to treat certain infections caused by bacteria, including infections of the ears, lungs, sinus, skin, and urinary tract. Amoxicillin is in a class of medications called penicillin-like antibiotics. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria. Clavulanic acid is in a class of medications called beta-lactamase inhibitors. It works by preventing bacteria from destroying amoxicillin. Antibiotics will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections. Using antibiotics when they are not needed increases your risk of getting an infection later that resists antibiotic treatment.
What are antibiotics?
Antibiotics are medicines that fight bacterial infections in people and animals. They work by killing the bacteria or by making it hard for the bacteria to grow and multiply.
Antibiotics can be taken in different ways:
- Orally (by mouth). This could be pills, capsules, or liquids.
- Topically. This might be a cream, spray, or ointment that you put on your skin. It could also be eye ointment, eye drops, or ear drops.
- Through an injection or intravenously (IV). This is usually for more serious infections.
What do antibiotics treat?
Antibiotics only treat certain bacterial infections, such as strep throat, urinary tract infections, and E. coli.
You may not need to take antibiotics for some bacterial infections. For example, you might not need them for many sinus infections or some ear infections. Taking antibiotics when they're not needed won't help you, and they can have side effects. Your health care provider can decide the best treatment for you when you're sick. Don't ask your provider to prescribe an antibiotic for you.
Do antibiotics treat viral infections?
Antibiotics do not work on viral infections. For example, you shouldn't take antibiotics for:
- Colds and runny noses, even if the mucus is thick, yellow, or green
- Most sore throats (except strep throat)
- Most cases of bronchitis
What are the side effects of antibiotics?
The side effects of antibiotics range from minor to very severe. Some of the common side effects include:
More serious side effects can include:
- C. diff infections, which cause diarrhea that can lead to severe colon damage and sometimes even death
- Severe and life-threatening allergic reactions
- Antibiotic resistance infections
Call your health care provider if you develop any side effects while taking your antibiotic.
Why is it important to take antibiotics only when they're needed?
You should only take antibiotics when they are needed because they can cause side effects and can contribute to antibiotic resistance. Antibiotic resistance happens when the bacteria change and become able to resist the effects of an antibiotic. This means that the bacteria continue to grow.
How do I use antibiotics correctly?
When you take antibiotics, it is important that you take them responsibly:
- Always follow the directions carefully. Finish your medicine even if you feel better. If you stop taking them too soon, some bacteria may survive and re-infect you.
- Don't save your antibiotics for later.
- Don't share your antibiotic with others.
- Don't take antibiotics prescribed for someone else. This may delay the best treatment for you, make you even sicker, or cause side effects.
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