Sensiclav DS 400 mg/57 mg Dry Syrup

Medically reviewed by Dr. Naresh Dang | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 30, 2020 10:04 pm

Sensiclav DS 400 mg/57 mg Dry Syrup

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Uses of Sensiclav DS 400 mg/57 mg Dry Syrup

Sensiclav DS 400 mg/57 mg Dry Syrup is an antibiotic medicine used to treat infections caused by bacteria, such as Infections of the ear, nose, throat, genitourinary tract, skin and skin structure, and lower respiratory tract.

Sensiclav DS 400 mg/57 mg Dry Syrup is also used for the treatment of H. pylori infection and ulcer disease.

Side effects of Sensiclav DS 400 mg/57 mg Dry Syrup

The most common side effects of Sensiclav DS 400 mg/57 mg Dry Syrup are – Nausea, Vomiting, diarrhea, rash, changes in taste, headache.

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Sensiclav DS 400 mg/57 mg Dry Syrup

Do not use Sensiclav DS 400 mg/57 mg Dry Syrup if you are allergic to – Amoxicillin and Clavulanic Acid

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Sensiclav DS 400 mg/57 mg Dry Syrup.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Sensiclav DS 400 mg/57 mg Dry Syrup works

Sensiclav DS 400 mg/57 mg Dry Syrup contains – Amoxicillin and Clavulanic Acid

Amoxicillin is an antibacterial drug, It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.

Clavulanic Acid works by preventing bacteria from destroying amoxicillin.

Dosage of Sensiclav DS 400 mg/57 mg Dry Syrup

The dosage of Sensiclav DS 400 mg/57 mg Dry Syrup depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Sensiclav DS 400 mg/57 mg Dry Syrup is usually taken every 12 hours (twice a day) or every 8 hours (three times a day) with or without food.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Sensiclav DS 400 mg/57 mg Dry Syrup

If you forget to take a dose of Sensiclav DS 400 mg/57 mg Dry Syrup, take the missed dose as soon as you remember it. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

Symptoms of overdose with Sensiclav DS 400 mg/57 mg Dry Syrup – cloudy or bloody urine, decreased urination, swelling of any part of the body, confusion, nausea, vomiting.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Onset of Action Sensiclav DS 400 mg/57 mg Dry Syrup

It takes about 1 to 2 hours to show the effect of the medicine.

Duration of Action Sensiclav DS 400 mg/57 mg Dry Syrup

Effect of medication lasts for an average of 6 to 8 hours.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

Not found any harmful side effects with alcohol consumption. However; consult your doctor before consumption.

Pregnancy

It is safe to take this medicine during pregnancy. It is advisable to consult your doctor before taking this medication.

Breastfeeding

This medicine is safe to use during breastfeeding. It is advisable to consult your doctor before taking this medication.

Driving

Information is not available right now; consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Kidney

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Liver

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Delpoclav 457mg Tablet DT  ( Delcure Life Sciences )

212.00  10 Tablets DT Strip Tablets Strip

Interaction

Drug :- allopurinol: Increased risk of rash.

chloramphenicol, erythromycins, sulfonamides, tetracyclines: Reduced bactericidal effect of amoxicillin.

methotrexate: Increased risk of methotrexate toxicity.

oral contraceptives with estrogen: Possibly reduced effectiveness of contraceptive.

probenecid: Increased amoxicillin effects.

About Reviewer

Dr. Naresh Dang is an MD in Internal Medicine. He has special interest in the field of Diabetes, and has over two decades of professional experience in his chosen field of specialty. Dr. Dang is an expert in the managememnt of Diabetes, Hypertension and Lipids. He also provides consultation for Life Style Management.

About Author

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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