Polyclav 125mg/31.25mg Dry Syrup


Overview

Uses of Polyclav Dry Syrup

Polyclav 125mg/31.25mg Dry Syrup is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

Polyclav Dry Syrup side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

How to use Polyclav Dry Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Dissolve the powder in sterile water. Shake well and use. Polyclav 125mg/31.25mg Dry Syrup is to be taken with food.
This will help to avoid stomach upset.

How Polyclav Dry Syrup works

Polyclav 125mg/31.25mg Dry Syrup 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.

Polyclav Dry Syrup related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Polyclav 125mg/31.25mg Dry Syrup 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Polyclav 125mg/31.25mg Dry Syrup 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.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Polyclav 125mg/31.25mg Dry Syrup may cause side effects such as allergic reactions, dizziness or fits that may make you unfit to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Polyclav 125mg/31.25mg Dry Syrup should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Polyclav 125mg/31.25mg Dry Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of this medicine is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Polyclav 125mg/31.25mg Dry Syrup should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Polyclav 125mg/31.25mg Dry Syrup 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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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 Polyclav 125mg/31.25mg Dry Syrup 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 Polyclav 125mg/31.25mg Dry Syrup 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 Polyclav

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I have skin problem last 20 days recently I consult doctor. They wrote some medicines names polyclav 625 mg use 5 days and levoril-5 use 20 days and mixed emoderm cream and diprovate-g cream applyed on body. I used those medicines and creams but no use please give best suggestion. Please find the attached photo. Thanks, PATIENT
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
In the image it looks like lichen planusApply Exel cream twice daily for 1 week then once daily for 1 week . Tab Allegra 180 mg at night for 1 week . Tacvido forte .1 percent cream for application once daily . Follow up in 2 weeks
Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
u shouldn't take antibiotics without prescription, for simple cold n cough take syp corex-Dx 1 tsf tid, for cold DO STEAM INHALAION TWICE DAILY, WARM SALINE GARGLES, AVOID EXPOSURE TO COLD,TAKE REST tab levocet 1 tab bd for 5 days, take healthy diet to boost ur immunity comprising of proteins, vitamins particularly vit C, take plenty of fluids if not better in 3 days consult physician hope this helps, antibiotics are reserved only for bacterial infections , most cold like illnesses are viral so no need of antibiotics
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FAQs

Q. Can Polyclav cause allergic reaction?

Yes, Polyclav 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 Polyclav?

The use of Polyclav 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 Polyclav cause contraceptive failure?

Yes, the use of Polyclav 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 Polyclav.

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

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose of Polyclav can increase the risks side effects. Polyclav 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 Polyclav?

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 Polyclav?

Polyclav 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 Polyclav?

Polyclav 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 Polyclav when my symptoms are relieved?

No, do not stop taking Polyclav 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 Polyclav cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Polyclav 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 1st Dec 2017.
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