Myclav 500 mg/125 mg Tablet is a penicillin-type of antibiotic that helps your body fight
infections caused by bacteria. It is used to treat infections of the lungs
(e.g., pneumonia), ear, nasal sinus, urinary tract, skin and soft tissue. It
will not work for viral infections such as the common cold.
Myclav 500 mg/125 mg Tablet is best taken with a meal to
reduce the chance of a stomach upset. You should take it regularly at evenly
spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Taking it at
the same time every day will help you to remember to take it. The dose will
depend on what you are being treated for, but you should always complete a full
course of this antibiotic as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking it
until you have finished, even when you feel better. If you stop taking it
early, some bacteria may survive and the infection may come back or worsen.
The most common side effects of this medicine include
vomiting, nausea, and diarrhea. These are usually mild but let your doctor know
if they bother you or will not go away.
Before taking it, let your doctor know if you are allergic to
any antibiotics or have any kidney or liver problems. You should also let your
healthcare team know about all other medicines you are taking as they may
affect, or be affected by, this medicine. This medicine is generally regarded as
safe to use during pregnancy and breastfeeding if prescribed by a doctor.