Clavulanic acid

Active ingredient description

Clavulanic acid is a beta-lactam structurally related to penicillins. It inactivates some beta-lactamase enzymes thereby preventing inactivation of amoxicillin.

Medicine classification

This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:

ATC code
Group title
Classification
Combinations of penicillins, incl. beta-lactamase inhibitors
J Antiinfectives for systemic use → J01 Antibacterials for systemic use → J01C Beta-lactam antibacterials, penicillins
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Clavulanic acid is found within below combination drugs:

ABIOCLAV , ACADIMOX , ACAMANTINE , ACLAF , ACTIMENTIN , ADIPEN , AKLAV , ALPHACLAV DUO , ALVOCLAV , AMCLAV , AMCLAVOX DUO , AMOCLA , AMOCLAN , AMOCLAV , AMOKSIKLAV , AMORION COMP , AMOXACID , AMOXCLAV , AMOXI PLUS , AMOXICLAV , AMOXICLAVULAN , AMOXICOMP GENERICON , AMOXIDIN CL , AMOXIN COMP , AMOXIPEN-T DUO , AMOXISTAD , AMOXYCLAV , AMOXYSEVEN , AMYLAN , ANBICYN , ANIVAL , ATAK CLAV , AUGLAVIN , AUGMAXCIL , AUGMENTAN , AUGMENTIN , AUGMENTINE , AUGMEX , AVEGGIO , AVIDIA , AVUTAN , BASELMOX DUO , BERALMOX , BETACLAV , BETAKLAV , BICLAVOR , BIMOX , BINDOCLAV , BIOCLAVID , CHENAMOX C , CHENAMOX CL , CIBLOR , CLABAT , CLAMENTIN , CLAMOVID , CLAMOXIN , CLANOXY , CLAUTERO , CLAVAM , CLAVAMEL FORTE , CLAVAMOX , CLAVENTIN , CLAVEPEN , CLAVET , CLAVICIN , CLAVINEX , CLAVOBAY , CLAVOMED , CLAVOMID , CLAVOR , CLAVOXINE , CLAVTAC , CLAVUCID , CLAVULIN , CLAVUMED , CLAVUNIX , CLAVUROL , CLAVUTEC , CLAVUXIDAN , CLAXAM , CLEDOMOX , CO-AMOXICLAV , COMBICIN , CURAM , DAMOCLAV , DISWAR , DOCLAXIN , EDVABAC , EMYCLAM , ENHANCIN , FABAMOX DUO , FINEMOX-CV , FLEMING , FORCID SOLUTAB , FUGENTIN , GERMENTIN , HICONCIL COMBI , HOMER , KLAVIMAXCIL , KLAVUX , KOACT , KRUXADE , LANICO , LIDINGSHA , MAXCIL-CO , MEDICLAV , MEDOCLAV , MONDEX , MOXICLAV , MOXILAN , MOXILINE CV , MYCLAV , NEODUPLAMOX , NOPRILAM , NOVACLAV , NOVAMOX , OPEXIN , OXIALVULAM , PENCLA , POLAMOKLAV , POLICLAVUMOXIL , POSMOX , PROXIDAL PLUS , PURICLAV , RAMOCLAV , RANCLAV , RAPICLAV , REPROXIL , SAROMOX , SIGMA CLAV , SINERGIA , SINOT CLAV , STEMOX , SYNERMOX , SYNTOCLAV , TAROMENTIN , TELGEN CO , TIOXIN , UCICLAV , UOSOMOX IBL , VAAMOX , VULAMOX DUO , XAMOLEX , XICLAV , XINAMOD , YUCLA

Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

Unique ingredient identifier (UNII)

23521W1S24 - CLAVULANIC ACID

Q42OMW3AT8 - CLAVULANATE POTASSIUM

CAS registry number

58001-44-8 - clavulanic acid

61177-45-5 - Clavulanate potassium

SNOMED-CT

395939008 - Clavulanic acid (substance)