Medicine Overview of Megaclav Injection
Side Effects of Megaclav are Rash, Vomiting, Allergic reaction, Nausea, Diarrhoea.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Megaclav 1000mg/200mg Injection is a combination of two medicines: Amoxicillin and Clavulanic Acid. Amoxicillin 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 Amoxicillin against bacteria.
In Depth Information on Megaclav Injection
Megaclav Injection related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Megaclav 1000mg/200mg Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Megaclav 1000mg/200mg Injection is safe to use during lactation.
Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Megaclav 1000mg/200mg Injection may cause side effects such as allergic reactions, dizziness or fits that may make you unfit to drive.
Megaclav 1000mg/200mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Megaclav 1000mg/200mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of this medicine is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Megaclav 1000mg/200mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Megaclav 1000mg/200mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is recommended while you are taking this medicine
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Frequently asked questions about Megaclav Injection
Q. Can Megaclav cause allergic reaction?
Yes, Megaclav can cause an allergic reaction and is contraindicated in 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 Megaclav?
The use of Megaclav is contraindicated in 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 Megaclav cause contraceptive failure?
Yes, the use of Megaclav can lower the efficacy of birth control pills. Ask your doctor about using some other methods of contraception (such as a condom, diaphragm, spermicide) along with while you are taking Megaclav.
Q. Can I take a higher dose of Megaclav than recommended?
No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Megaclav can lead to increased side effects. Megaclav 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.
Yes, Megaclav does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack of this medicine. Do not use Megaclav after the expiry date.
Megaclav 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 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 Megaclav?
Megaclav 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. Inform your doctor as soon as possible if you experience any persistent problem while taking this medicine.
Q. Can I stop taking Megaclav when my symptoms are relieved?
No, do not stop taking Megaclav before you finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cleared. So, it is important to take this medicine for the duration as advised by the doctor.
Q. Can the use of Megaclav cause diarrhea?
Yes, the use of Megaclav 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 you have persistent diarrhea and 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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