Maxiclav 1G inj
Maxiclav 1g injection is used for the short-term treatment of susceptible infections including:
- Upper and lower respiratory tract infections
- Genito-urinary tract infections
- Skin and soft tissue infections
- Bone and joint infections.
- Amoxicillin 1000mg
- Clavulanic acid 200mg
Based on amoxicillin:
> Neonates & Premature infants: 25mg/kg every 12hrs
> Infant up to 3months: 25mg/kg every 8hrs
> 3 months – 12yrs: 25mg/kg every 8hrs, increased to 25mg/kg/6hrs in more severe infections.
>12yrs and adults: 1g 8hrly by IV over 3-4mins. Can increase to 1g 6hrly in more severe infections.
Adult: 1g at induction, with up to 2-3 further doses of 1g/8hrs if increased risk of infection.
1vial for IV