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Clamp-Kid Forte Suspension


Overview

Introduction

Clamp-Kid Forte Suspension is a combination of two antibiotics. It is prescribed to treat various types of bacterial infections such as infections of respiratory tract, genitourinary tract, skin, bone, and tooth. It treats the infection and prevents further infections by killing the microorganisms.

Clamp-Kid Forte Suspension is a prescription medicine. It can be taken with food. Take the medicine in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as this may have harmful effects on your body. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. The treatment should not be interrupted without consulting your doctor, this may affect the potency of the medicine.

Some of the side effects of Clamp-Kid Forte Suspension are nausea, sleepiness, loss of appetite, etc. You may also feel dizzy, thus it is advised not to drive or operate machinery. To overcome dizziness you should drink plenty of fluid. If any of the side effects get aggravated, contact your doctor immediately. In cases of severe liver or kidney disease, consult your doctor before you start with the treatment.

Uses of Clamp Oral Suspension

Clamp Oral Suspension side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

How to use Clamp Oral Suspension

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Clamp-Kid Forte Suspension is to be taken with food.
This will help to avoid stomach upset.

How Clamp Oral Suspension works

Clamp-Kid Forte Suspension is a combination of two medicines: Amoxycillin and Clavulanic Acid. Amoxycillin is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria. Clavulanic Acid is a beta-lactamase inhibitor which reduces resistance and enhances the activity of Amoxycillin against bacteria.

Clamp Oral Suspension related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Clamp-Kid Forte Suspension. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Clamp-Kid Forte Suspension is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Clamp-Kid Forte Suspension is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Clamp-Kid Forte Suspension may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Clamp-Kid Forte Suspension may cause side effects such as allergic reactions, dizziness or fits that may make you unfit to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Clamp-Kid Forte Suspension should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Clamp-Kid Forte Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of this medicine is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Clamp-Kid Forte Suspension should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Clamp-Kid Forte Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is recommended while you are taking this medicine

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed this combination medicine to treat bacterial infections even if they have developed resistance. 
  • Finish the prescribed course, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Taking probiotics along with Clamp-Kid Forte Suspension may help. Talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or develop abdominal cramps.
  • Take it with food and plenty of fluids to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Stop taking Clamp-Kid Forte Suspension and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties while taking it.
  • Do not use leftover medicine for treating any infection in the future. Always consult your doctor before taking any antibiotic.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Clamp

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Coughing continuously, which results vomiting. local doctor suggests Beridil (Viibery), Clamp kid 228.5 mg & Leconfield my kid (mankind)But now same not stop
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
For cough, cold -- Prevent dehydration. Fluids may help thin secretions and soothe an irritated throat. Dry, hacking coughs respond to honey in hot water, tea, or lemon juice. Drink plenty of fluids to replace those lost from sweating and having a runny nose, get plenty of rest, eat healthily ? a low-fat, high-fibre diet is recommended, including plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables. OTC drugs, gargling with salt water and sucking on menthol sweets can help relieve a sore throat and blocked nose, are generally safe for older children and adults to take, but might not be suitable for babies, young children. Avoid applying Vicks VapoRub to babies and toddlers.You should never give children under 4 years of age over-the-counter cough and cold products without checking with your child's doctor. These medicines may harm young children. There are many underlying causes of cough and cold. Different cause needs different treatment. Specific treatment cannot be given unless we establish exact underlying cause. Final and perfect diagnosis cannot be done without doing clinical examination of patient. Please consult me or any other Paediatrician. will take detail history and will examine patient in detail. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you specific treatment. Advice given without doing clinical examination can be imperfect or some time harmful to patient.
it is safe to give antibiotic called clamp kid 457 to PATIENT doctor prescribed it he have cough from last10 days
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Please consult Dr. After examining your child doctor will prescribe you medicine as per diagnosis. Its safe
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FAQs

Q. Can Clamp cause allergic reaction?

Yes, Clamp can cause an allergic reaction and is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to penicillins. Get emergency medical help if you have any signs of allergic reaction: hives, difficulty breathing, swelling of your face, lips, tongue or throat.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Clamp?

The use of Clamp is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to penicillins or any other excipient. It should not be used in patients with the history of liver disease.

Q. Can the use of Clamp cause contraceptive failure?

Yes, the use of Clamp can lower the efficacy of birth control pills. Ask your doctor about using some other methods of contraception (such as a condom, diaphragm, spermicide) while you are taking Clamp.

Q. Can I take a higher than the recommended dose of Clamp?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Clamp can increase the risks side effects. Clamp takes time to show its full effect and treat your infection. If you are experiencing increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Clamp?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. What is Clamp?

Clamp is a combination of two medicines: Amoxicillin and Clavulanic acid. This is used for the treatment of bacterial infection by killing the harmful bacteria that cause infection. It is used for the treatment of bacterial infections, for eg. tonsillitis, sinusitis, otitis media, respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infections, boils, abscesses, cellulitis, wound infection, osteomyelitis, and dentoalveolar infections.

Q. Is it safe to use Clamp?

Clamp is safe to use when taken as advised by the doctor. However, in some patients it may cause common side effects like diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, rash, allergic reaction and other uncommon or rare side effects. If you experience any persistent problem while taking this medicine, inform your doctor as soon as possible.

Q. Can I stop taking Clamp when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Clamp before completing the full course of the treatment, even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured. So, it is important to take this medicine for the duration advised by the doctor.

Q. Can the use of Clamp cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Clamp can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic and it kills the harmful bacteria, however, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. In case you experience diarrhea, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Talk to your doctor if diarrhea persists and you notice any signs of dehydration, like less frequency of urination with dark colored and strong-smelling urine. Do not take any other medicine without consulting a doctor.

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References
  1. Amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium. Research Triangle Park, North Carolina: GlaxoSmithKline. [Accessed 25 Jan. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Amoxicillin and clavulanic acid. Mayenne, France: Glaxo Wellcome Production; 2017. [Accessed 01 Feb. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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