Why it's used

Klavox Tablet is used to treat certain infections such as urinary tract infections which include inflammation of the kidney (pyelonephritis), and infection of the wall of the urinary bladder (cystitis), skin and skin structure infections such as serious bacterial skin infection (cellulitis), lower respiratory tract infections which include inflammation of the airways (bronchitis) or infection in the lungs (pneumonia). This medicine is also used to treat acute bacterial inflammation within the nasal passage (acute bacterial sinusitis), acute middle ear infection, gum swelling, and infection from animal bites. This medicine works by killing the growth of bacteria that cause infection.
When not to use
Klavox will not work against colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Penicillin-class Antibacterial
Klavox is a prescription medicine that belongs to a class of medicines called Penicillin-class Antibacterial. Penicillin are a group of antibiotics that are used to treat and prevent different type of bacterial infections.

How to use

Follow directions on the product label, information guide, and provided by your doctor before using Klavox. Consume this medicine as per your doctor's instructions.
Klavox is consumed with or without food. Klavox should be taken with food to minimize the digestion difficulties of medicine. Klavox may be taken every 8 hours or 12 hours, according to the prescribed dose and as directed. Do not take two doses in 1 hour.
The typical adult dose of Klavox is 500 mg every 12 hours or 250 mg every 8 hours. The typical dose for children is 45 mg/kg (20.4 mg/lb)/day every 12 hours or 40 mg/kg (18.1 mg/lb)/day every 8 hours (patients aged 12 weeks and older) and 30 mg/kg (13.6 mg/lb)/day divided every 12 hours (neonates and infants aged less than 12 weeks). Klavox is typically used at the same time every day. There are no known habit-forming tendencies with this medicine.
This medicine should be used on an as-needed basis. Klavox should not be used more than 14 days without review. You should continue to use this medicine as directed by the doctor even if you feel well.
Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens or if you develop new symptoms. Talk to your doctor if skin rash, severe watery or bloody diarrhea, fever, difficulty in breathing, inflammation of the large intestine, stomach pain, fever, swollen glands in the neck, armpit or groin, swelling of the face or throat, inflammation of blood vessels, and collapse. If you have any kidney disease, the removal of amoxicillin may be delayed as the functioning of the kidney is not completely developed in neonates and young infants. Therefore, dose selection should be modified in these patients. Take necessary precautions while selecting a dose in elderly patients due to increased risk of side-effects.
If you are giving Klavox Tablet to a child, be sure to use a product that is meant for use in children. Before giving this medicine, use the child's weight or age to find the right dose from the leaflet or product package. You can also read the dosage section of this page to know the correct dose for your child. Else, consult with your doctor and follow their recommendation.
If using the liquid form of this medicine, measure the dose using the provided measuring cup, spoon, or dropper. Before pouring the medicine into the measuring device, you should check the measurement markings carefully. Then, pour the dose amount into the device. After use, clean and store the measuring device in a safe place for your next use. You should not use a tablespoon or teaspoon as the dose measuring devices since it can result in an incorrect dose. If indicated on the product package, shake the medicine before use.
If you are using the chewable tablet form of this medicine, make sure you chew the medicine before you swallow it.
To decrease the possibility of side-effects, you might be recommended to use the extended-release form of this medicine by your doctor. The extended-release medicine helps in maintaining a steady level of the medicine in your body for a longer period of time. Do not crush or chew the medicine, unless indicated on the package or by your doctor.
Limit drinking alcohol with Klavox.
Medicines may be given for uses other than those listed in the medicine guide. Do not use Klavox Tablet for symptoms for which it was not prescribed. Do not give Klavox Tablet to others who may have similar symptoms as you. Self-medication can cause harm.
Store Klavox Tablet at 25°C (77° F), away from moisture, and away from sunlight. Keep this medicine away from children and pets.

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How to take Klavox

The dose and frequency of using Klavox will depend on the following factors:
  • age of the patient
  • the weight of the patient
  • patient's health
  • the health of the patient's liver
  • the health of the patient's kidneys
  • medicines recommended by the doctor
  • any other medicines being used
  • herbal supplements being used
  • response to the medicine

Klavox Dosage

Dosage for severe infections of the lower respiratory tract

Adult
  • Recommended: 875 mg every 12 hours or 500 mg every 8 hours (for tablet) and 125 mg/5 ml or 250 mg/5 ml every 8 hours used in place of the 500 mg tablet or 200 mg/5ml suspension or 400 mg/5 ml every 12 hours used in place of the 875 mg tablet (for suspension)
Children (12 weeks (3 months) and older)
  • Recommended: 45 mg/kg/day (20.4 mg/lb/day) every 12 hours or 40 mg/kg/day (18.1 mg/lb/day) every 8 hours

Dosage for middle ear infection (otitis media)

Children (12 weeks (3 months) and older)
  • Recommended: 45 mg/kg/day (20.4 mg/lb/day) every 12 hours or 40 mg/kg/day (18.1 mg/lb/day) every 8 hours

Dosage for less severe infections

Children (12 weeks (3 months) and older)
  • Recommended: 25 mg/kg/day (11.3 mg/lb/day) every 12 hours or 20 mg/kg/day (9 mg/lb/day) every 8 hours

Dosage for bacterial infections

Children (neonates and infants aged less than 12 weeks)
  • Recommended: 30 mg/kg/day (13.6 mg/lb/day) divided every 12 hours (for tablet) or 125 mg/5 ml every 12 hours (for suspension)
Children (12 weeks (3 months) and older)
  • Recommended: 200 mg/5 ml or 400 mg/5 ml every 12 hours and 125 mg/5 ml or 250 mg/5 ml every 8 hours (for suspension)

Dosage calculation for children

To calculate the dosage for children please use the weight based dose calculator to calculate the appropriate dosage as per the weight of your child.

Forms

Tablet
Strength: 250 mg/125 mg, 500 mg/125 mg, 875 mg/125 mg
Powder for oral suspension
Strength: 125 mg/31.25 mg per 5 ml, 200 mg/28.5 mg per 5 ml, 250 mg/62.5 mg per 5 ml, 400 mg/57 mg per 5 ml
Chewable tablet
Strength: 125 mg/31.25 mg, 200 mg/28.5 mg, 250 mg/62.5 mg, 400 mg/57 mg

Special Instructions

Chewable tablets
Before swallowing the tablet, it should be chewed completely.
Extended-release tablets
Extended-release tablets should be swallowed as a whole. The tablet should not be crushed or chewed.
Oral suspension
The suspension should be prepared at the time of dispensing. The bottle should be tapped until the powder flows freely and for reconstitution add approximately 2/3rd of the total amount of water. After, add the remaining water and shake vigorously. Before using, the suspension bottle should be shaken vigorously. The reconstituted suspension should be stored in the refrigerator and discarded after ten days.

Missed Dose

A missed dose should be taken as early as you remember it. However, if the time of the next dose is almost there, then the missed dose should be skipped, and the regular dosing schedule should be continued. Avoid taking a repeated dose to make up for a missed dose.

Overdose

What to do if you overdose on Klavox?
In the case of overdose, Klavox should be discontinued, and symptomatic (treatment according to the symptoms) or supportive therapy should be given. Diuresis, hemodialysis (blood purifying techniques) and adequate fluid intake should be recommended to decrease the harmful effects of Klavox.
Symptoms of an overdose of Klavox
If you use too much of this medicine, it could lead to dangerous levels of the medicine in your body. In such cases, symptoms of an overdose may include:
  • cloudiness due to crystals in the urine (crystalluria)
  • cramps
  • decreased functioning of the kidney
  • decreased output of urine
  • diarrhea
  • inflammation of the kidney (interstitial nephritis)
  • nausea
  • vomiting
If you think you have overdosed on Klavox Tablet, call a poison control center immediately. You can look up the poison control center information from the Poison Center Finder at TabletWise.com.

Precautions while using Klavox

Before you use Klavox Tablet, tell your doctor if you are allergic to it or its ingredients. Your doctor may prescribe an alternative medicine and update your medical records to record this information.
Before you use Klavox, tell your doctor of your medical history including penicillin allergy, allergy to multiple allergens, allergy to cephalosporins, abnormal functioning of the liver, difficulty in the flow of liver secretions (cholestatic jaundice), abnormal functioning of the kidney, inflammation of the colon due to bacteria (Clostridium difficile Associated Diarrhea), mononucleosis (an infectious condition caused by a virus), drug resistance, patients undergone urine testing to detect sugar levels, patients with history of asthma, hay fever and hives, or use of oral contraceptives. A life-threatening allergic reaction is observed in the patient with a history of allergy with penicillin and multiple allergens. An inflammation of the liver (hepatitis) and decrease flow of digestive fluid from liver (cholestatic jaundice) is observed in patients with a history of abnormal liver functioning. Use of this medicine may cause convulsions in patients with abnormal functioning of the kidney or taking a drug in high dose. Use of Klavox in patients with Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea (CDAD) may kill the natural bacteria of intestine which lead to severe diarrhea. Redness and rashes of the skin may be observed in patients with a history of mononucleosis. Using this medicine in improperly diagnosed bacterial infection may lead to the development of resistance in bacteria against the drug.
The use of this medicine may change liver enzymes (aspartate aminotransferase and alanine aminotransferase). Abnormal functioning of the liver and elevated levels of liver enzymes are observed in patients taking Klavox for a long time.
The use of Klavox Tablet may change blood estrogen level. Klavox may decrease the levels of blood estrogen hormone (estriol, estriol-glucuronide, conjugated estrone, and estradiol) during pregnancy.
The use of this medicine may change blood clotting parameter (prothrombin time). Use of Klavox may increase the prothrombin time. Patients should be monitored carefully.
Limit the consumption of alcohol with Klavox Tablet.
Klavox Tablet should be used in pregnancy only when required. Klavox should be avoided during pregnancy unless it is necessary during pregnancy. Klavox Tablet should be used while breastfeeding only when required. Klavox may pass into breast milk and can cause diarrhea and fungal infection in the breastfed infant, so Klavox should only be used with precaution or after assessment of risks and benefits of the drug during breastfeeding by the doctor. Consult with your doctor on the use of Klavox Tablet, if you are trying to conceive.
Klavox Tablet can make you feel sleepy. Be careful while driving, using machinery, or doing any other activity that needs you to be alert. The consumption of alcohol with Klavox Tablet can make you feel more sleepy. Klavox Tablet may cause seizures in some people. Discuss with your doctor if you perform activities where a loss of consciousness may cause you or others harm.
Klavox Tablet may cause an increased risk of side-effects in younger patients. Children using this medicine may see an increased risk of diarrhea, skin rashes, hives, diaper area rashes, and tooth discoloration.
Klavox Tablet may increase side-effects in older patients. Elderly patients may see an increased risk of inflammation of the liver (hepatitis), difficulty in the flow of bile from liver (cholestatic jaundice), and increased liver enzymes.
If this medicine is used for long-term may cause complications like inflammation of the liver (hepatitis), the decrease in bile flow from liver (cholestatic jaundice) and increased levels of liver enzymes.

What precautions should be taken during Pregnancy and Nursing, and administering Klavox to Children or the Older Adults?

Pregnant Women

Only When Necessary
Warning: Sufficient and well-controlled studies are not conducted in pregnant women. Klavox should be used during pregnancy only after considering the importance of medicine to the mother.

Breastfeeding

Precaution
Warning: Klavox may pass into breast milk and can cause diarrhea and fungal infection in the breast-fed infant so Klavox should only be used with precaution or after assessment of risks and benefits of the drug during breastfeeding by the doctor.

Younger Adults Population

Management or monitoring precaution
Warning: Adjustment of the dose is required in children aged less than 3 months.

Older Adults Population

Management or monitoring precaution
Warning: As elderly patients are more likely to have decreased functioning of the kidney, proper care should be taken while selecting an appropriate dose in these conditions.

Klavox Side-effects

The following side-effects may commonly occur when using Klavox Tablet. If any of these side-effects worsen or last for a long time, you should consult with your doctor:
The following side-effects may commonly occur in older patients on the use of Klavox Tablet. Discuss with your doctor if any of these side-effects last for a long time or are severe:
  • decrease in flow of bile from liver (cholestatic jaundice)
  • increased liver enzymes (aspartate aminotransferase, alanine aminotransferase)
  • inflammation of the liver (hepatitis)
The following side-effects may commonly occur in children when using Klavox Tablet. Discuss with your doctor if any of these side-effects last for a long time or are severe:
Rarely, the use of Klavox Tablet may cause the following side-effects:
The following severe side-effects may also occur when using Klavox Tablet:
  • skin and immune system disorders such as allergic reaction (possibly fatal)
    Symptoms: life-threatening skin reaction (Stevens-Johnson Syndrome), life-threatening drug-induced skin reaction (harmful epidermal necrolysis/drug reaction with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS)), red skin rash with small pus-containing blisters (bullous exfoliative dermatitis), blisters and red, scaly rash with bumps under the skin (exanthemous pustulosis), flu-like symptoms, skin allergic reaction caused by infection (erythema multiforme), allergic reaction to an injection of foreign protein, swelling of the face or throat, inflammation of blood vessels (allergic vasculitis) life-threatening allergic reaction (anaphylactic reactions/anaphylaxis)
    If an allergic reaction occurs, discontinue the use of Klavox, and appropriate therapy should be recommended.
  • Symptoms: deficiency of red blood cells (hemolytic anemia), low levels of thrombocytes, low levels of the blood cells, low levels of leukocytes low level of granulocytes
    If any of these reactions occur, discontinue the use of Klavox.
  • central nervous system disorder
    Symptoms: convulsions, inflammation of the brain and spinal cord membranes (aseptic meningitis), agitation, anxiety confusion
    Inform your doctor immediately if you experience any of these side effects.
  • stomach and intestinal disorders (possible fatal)
    Symptoms: inflammation of the colon due to bacteria (antibiotic-associated colitis), inflammation of both the small intestine and the colon (enterocolitis), inflammation of the stomach lining (gastritis) painful swelling and sores inside the mouth
    Discontinue the use of Klavox, if inflammation of the colon due to bacteria (antibiotic-associated colitis) occur. Appropriate electrolyte and fluid management, antibacterial treatment of inflammation of the colon, protein supplementation, and surgical evaluation should be recommended.
  • liver disorders (possible fatal)
    Symptoms: inflammation of the liver (hepatitis), difficulty in the flow of liver secretions (cholestatic jaundice), increased aspartate aminotransferase increased alanine aminotransferase
    Inform your doctor immediately if you experience any of these side effects.
  • kidney disorder
    Symptoms: blood in the urine (hematuria)
    Inform your doctor immediately if you experience any of these side effects.
Your doctor has prescribed this medicine because they judge that the benefit is greater than the risk posed by side-effects. Many people using this medicine do not have serious cases of side-effects. This page does not contain a complete list of all possible side-effects.
If you experience side-effects or notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority. You can look up the drug authority contact information from the Drug Authority Finder at TabletWise.com.

Side-effects and Allergic Reactions of Klavox by Severity and Frequency

Common Side-effects

Following are the common side-effects of this medicine:

Infrequent and Rare Side-effects

Following are the infrequent and rare side-effects of this medicine:

Severe Side-effects

Following are the severe side-effects of this medicine:

Side-effects in Older Adults

Following are the side-effects of this medicine in elderly patients:

Side-effects in Children

Following are the side-effects of this medicine in young patients:

Mild Allergic Reactions

Following are the symptoms of mild allergic reactions to this medicine:
Avoid the use of Klavox if any allergic reaction occurs and appropriate therapy should be recommended.

Serious Allergic Reactions

Following are the symptoms of serious allergic reactions to this medicine:
Discontinue the use of Klavox, if any allergic reaction occurs and appropriate therapy should be recommended.
If you experience side-effects or notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority. You can look up the drug authority contact information from the Drug Authority Finder at TabletWise.com.

Warnings

False positive Coombs test

Using Klavox may cause a non-specific binding of antibody and protein (IgG and albumin respectively) due to the presence of clavulanic acid which may result in a false positive Coombs test.

Use of anticoagulants with Klavox

Patients taking anticoagulants with Klavox are at increased risk when using this medicine. These patients may experience increased bleeding time (prothrombin time). Careful monitoring and dose adjustment of anticoagulants are recommended in patients using Klavox.

Patients with reduced urination

Patients with reduced urination are at increased risk when using Klavox. Using Klavox in patients with reduced urine output may cause cloudiness due to crystals in the urine (crystalluria) when taken parenterally. Appropriate fluid intake and excretion of urine are recommended in patients. A regular checkup is necessary for patients with bladder catheters.

Urine glucose test

Using Klavox may cause false positive results during a urine glucose test. Use enzymatic glucose oxidase methods for testing of the presence of glucose in urine.

Patients with blisters and red, scaly rash with bumps under the skin (acute generalized exanthemous pustulosis)

The patients with these skin conditions are at increased risk when using this medicine. Using Klavox may cause fever and blisters with red, scaly rash and bumps under the skin (feverish generalized erythema) along with pus-containing blisters (pustula) in patients with acute generalized exanthemous pustulosis. Patients should stop or avoid taking Klavox on the occurrence of feverish generalized erythema with pustules.

Development of drug-resistant bacteria

Using Klavox in the improper diagnosis of bacterial infection may cause the development of resistance in bacteria for the drug.

Abnormal functioning of the kidney

Patients with abnormal functioning of the kidney or taking higher doses of Klavox are at an increased risk when using Klavox. Use of Klavox in these patients may cause convulsions. Dose adjustment is recommended in such patients.

Patients with amoxicillin sensitive bacterial (amoxicillin-susceptible organism) infection

Patients with amoxicillin-susceptible organism are at increased risk when using Klavox. Klavox may cause an infection in such patients. Changing Klavox therapy to only amoxicillin therapy should be recommended after proper clinical guidance.

Patients taking allopurinol

Such patients are at an increased risk when using Klavox. These patients may develop an allergic skin reaction.

Excessive growth of non-sensitive bacteria (overgrowth of non-susceptible organisms)

Patients taking Klavox are at an increased risk. Prolong use of Klavox treatment may develop excessive growth of non-sensitive bacteria against medicines.

Allergic to Klavox

Patients with a history of allergic reactions to penicillins, cephalosporins, allergens or receiving beta-lactam antibacterials are at an increased risk when using Klavox. Such patients may experience life-threatening allergic reactions (anaphylactic) reactions. Before starting the treatment with Klavox, careful analysis is required regarding previous allergic reactions to penicillins, cephalosporins, or other allergens. If an allergic reaction occurs, discontinue the use of Klavox.

Abnormal functioning of the liver

Such patients are at an increased risk when using this medicine. These patients may experience conditions such as abnormal functioning of the liver, inflammation of the liver (hepatitis), decrease in bile flow from liver (cholestatic jaundice) and fatal conditions due to liver failure. Precaution in dose adjustment and regular monitoring of liver function is recommended in patients with abnormal functioning of the liver.

Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea

The patients using antibacterial drugs are at increased risk while using this medicine. The use of Klavox may cause mild diarrhea to possibly fatal colitis. Antibacterial agents alter the organisms present in the colon causing overgrowth of the Clostridium difficile bacteria. If Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea (CDAD) occurs discontinue the use of Klavox. The suitable treatment for treatment of this kind of diarrhea includes an appropriate fluid and electrolyte management, protein supplementation, antibacterial drug treatment, and surgical evaluation as clinically indicated.

Patients with mononucleosis (an infectious condition caused by virus)

Such patients are at an increased risk when using Klavox. Klavox cause redness of the skin (erythematous skin rash) in patients with mononucleosis. Such patients should not use this medicine.

Microbial overgrowth

The patients who are using Klavox are at an increased risk of occurrence of superinfections caused by bacterial or fungal pathogens. If superinfection occurs, discontinue the use of Klavox.

Interactions with Klavox

When two or more medicines are taken together, it can change how the medicines work and increase the risk of side-effects. In medical terms, this is called as a Drug Interaction.
Klavox Tablet interacts with allopurinol, which is used to treat redness and tenderness in the joints (gout). Patients using amoxicillin with allopurinol may experience the increased occurrence of rashes as compared to patients taking amoxicillin alone. It is unknown whether the increased incidence of rashes is due to the combined usage of amoxicillin with allopurinol or due to increased levels of uric acid (hyperuricemia) in patients.
There may be an interaction of Klavox with oral anticoagulants (acenocoumarol and warfarin), which are used to prevent blood clotting. The use of amoxicillin in combination with oral anticoagulants may abnormally increase the bleeding time in patients. Careful monitoring of blood clotting parameter, with the use or withdrawal of amoxicillin and dose adjustment of oral anticoagulants, is recommended in patients using anticoagulants with Klavox.
Klavox Tablet may interact with probenecid, which is used to treat redness and tenderness in the joints (gout). Probenecid decreases the secretion of amoxicillin in the kidney. The use of Klavox with probenecid may increase the level of amoxicillin in the blood. Patients should not use probenecid with Klavox.
Your doctor's guidelines may need to be followed while taking this medicine along with false-positive reactions. Patients using Klavox or amoxicillin alone during testing of glucose in urine using Benedict's solution, Fehling's solution or testing kit may see an increased risk of false positive reactions. Enzymatic glucose oxidase reactions based glucose test should be recommended in such patients.
Special instructions need to be followed while taking this medicine along with oral contraceptives, which are used to prevent unwanted pregnancy. The use of Klavox may affect the natural bacteria of the digestive tract which may lead to decreased hormone reabsorption and reduced the effectiveness of oral contraceptives.
There may be an interaction of Klavox with mycophenolate mofetil, which is used to prevent rejection in organ transplantation. The use of Klavox with mycophenolate mofetil may decrease the level of mycophenolate mofetil in the blood. Doctors should monitor the patients carefully as soon as possible after antibiotic treatment and during the combination therapy.
Klavox Tablet may interact with methotrexate, which is used to treat cancer. Use of penicillins may decrease the excretion of methotrexate which may lead to increased harmful effects.
This page does not contain all the possible interactions of Klavox Tablet. Share a list of all medicines that you use with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dose of any medicines without the approval of your doctor.

Interactions of Klavox by Severity

Severe

The following medicines are usually not to be taken together without consulting with your doctor or pharmacist.

Serious

The following medicines may interact when taken together and can cause harmful effects in the body. Please consult with your doctor or pharmacist before taking these medicines together.

Moderate

The following medicines may interact when taken together and can increase your risk of harmful effects. Please consult with your doctor or pharmacist before taking these medicines together.

When should Klavox be not used?

Serious allergic reactions to Klavox, clavulanate or other beta-lactam antibacterial drugs

This medicine should not be used in patients with serious allergic reactions to Klavox, clavulanate or other beta-lactam antibacterial drugs. Such patients may see an increased risk of severe and fatal allergic reactions. These patients may have the following symptoms if they use this medicine:
  • life-threatening skin reaction (Stevens-Johnson Syndrome)
  • life-threatening drug-induced skin reaction (harmful epidermal necrolysis)
  • red skin rash with small pus-containing blisters (bullous exfoliative dermatitis)
  • blisters and red, scaly rash with bumps under the skin (exanthemous pustulosis)
  • hives
  • swelling of the face or throat
  • allergic reaction to an injection of foreign protein
  • skin allergic reaction caused by infection (erythema multiforme)
  • inflammation of blood vessels (hypersenstivity vasculitis)
  • skin rash
  • itching
  • difficulty in breathing

Patients with a previous history of difficulty in the flow of liver secretions (cholestatic jaundice) or abnormal functioning of the liver

This medicine should not be used in patients with a previous history of cholestatic jaundice, or abnormal functioning of the liver. Such patients may see an increased risk of severe and fatal abnormal functioning of the liver.

Patients with mononucleosis (infection condition caused by virus)

This medicine should not be used in patients with mononucleosis. These patients may have the following symptoms if they use this medicine:
  • erythematous skin rash (redness of the skin)

Infection of bacteria with no production of beta-lactamase

This medicine should not be used in patients who show susceptibility to amoxicillin and indicating no beta-lactamase production.

Traveling With Medication

  • Ensure that you carry enough doses of each of your prescription medicines to last the entire trip. The best place to store your medicines is in the carry on baggage. However, while flying, if carrying liquid medicines, make sure you do not go over the limits imposed for carry-on liquids.
  • While traveling overseas, make sure that you can carry each of your prescription medicines legally to your destination country. One way to ensure this is by checking with your destination country's embassy or website.
  • Make sure that you carry each of your medicines in their original packaging, which should typically include your name and address, and the details of the prescribing doctor.
  • If your travel involves crossing time zones, and you are required to take your medicine as per a fixed schedule, make sure that you adjust for the change in time.

Expired Medication

Taking a single dose of expired Klavox is unlikely to cause a side-effect. However, please discuss with your doctor or pharmacist, if you feel unwell or sick. An expired medicine may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use an expired drug. You are much safer by always keeping a fresh supply of unexpired medicines.

Safe Disposal of Medication

  • If there are disposal instructions on the package, please follow the instructions.
  • If there are medicine take-back programs in your country, you should contact the respective authority to arrange for the disposal of the medicine. For example, in the USA, the Drug Enforcement Administration regularly hosts National Prescription Drug Take-Back events.
  • If there are no take-back programs, mix the medicine with dirt and place them in a sealed plastic bag. Throw the plastic bag in your household trash. Separately, remove all personal information including the prescription label from the medicine packaging and then dispose off the container.
  • If specifically indicated on the medicine package that it needs to be flushed down the toilet when no longer needed, perform the required step.
This page provides information for Klavox Tablet .
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