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  • n. A combination antibiotic containing amoxicillin trihydrate, a beta-lactam antibiotic, and potassium clavulanate, a beta-lactamase inhibitor.


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co- + amoxicillin + clavulanate


  • International guidelines recommend the use of intravenous co-amoxiclav or a second or third generation cephalosporin before gastrostomy insertion. 7 8

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  • The most commonly used drugs are co-amoxiclav (Augmentin), the cephalosporins and fluoroquinolones.


  • Mothers-to-be received a placebo plus erythromycin, placebo plus co-amoxiclav, both antibiotics or a double placebo.

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  • The study found that women who do not have obvious signs of infection but who are given either erythromycin or co-amoxiclav during pre-term labour have a higher risk of having a baby with brain function impairment or cerebral palsy.

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  • The drug co-amoxiclav did not influence the proportion of children who developed functional impairment.

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  • Meanwhile, the other antibiotic studied, co-amoxiclav, did not appear to raise such risks.


  • (co-amoxiclav) Ceftazidime alone or Ureidopenicillin + aminoglycoside Urinary trait Community acquired Hospital acquired Cefotaxime + erythromicin Cefotaxime/ceftazidime alone or Ureidopenicillin + aminoglycoside Carbapenem, quinolone Pneumonia Community acquired Hospital acquired VAP antibiotic Suspected site of infection

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  • Antibiotics were used as follow: Augmentin (1.2 g containing co-amoxiclav 1000/200,

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