What is Co-amoxiclav?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Amoxicillin-clavulanate

Co-amoxiclav is an international name for the combination antibiotic containing amoxicillin, with potassium clavulanate. It is used to treat otitis media, sinusitis and susceptible respiratory, skin and urinary tract infections. It is a useful alternative when amoxicillin resistance is present.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Bronchiectasis 1 4
Chest infection 1 0
Diverticulitis 1 0
Infection 1 1
Prevent infection 1 0
Psoriasis 1 0

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 4
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Co-amoxiclav

Side effect Patients
Diarrhea 1
Wheezing 1

Why patients stopped taking Co-amoxiclav

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Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 5
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Duration

Stopped taking Co-amoxiclav

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 5
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 6
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 6
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 4
Not specified 2
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2 patient evaluations for Co-amoxiclav

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pheonix61
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pheonix61
Data Quality: 1 star
  • Gender: M
  • Age: 65
Condition: COPD 43 additional condition(s)
Quality of life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: Mild
I am: n
I have:
COPD

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Feb 18, 2013 (Started Feb 11, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Bronchiectasis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Diarrhea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: AT LAST IT SEEMS TO HAVE WORKED ON MY LUNG INFECTION THIS TIME AROUND (for the second time)
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 12, 2013 (Started Feb 11, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Bronchiectasis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Diarrhea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 18, 2013 (Started Feb 11, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Bronchiectasis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Diarrhea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 15, 2013 (Started Feb 11, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Bronchiectasis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Diarrhea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
new2theclub
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new2theclub
Gender: M
Data Quality: 1 star
Mental Symptoms : none
Physical Symptoms : mild
526
VL 30
I am: b
I have:
HIV

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Jan 9, 2010 (Started Jan 02, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Infection)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 3 x 250 mg-125 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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