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Ticarcillin-Clavulanate

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    Ticarcillin-Clavulanate
    Timentin 
     
    Used for severe infections only
    • Mechanism of Action
    • Ticarcillin is a beta lactam antibiotic that inhibits bacterial cell wall synthesis. Clavulanate is a a beta lactamase inhibitor that has no intrinsic antimicrobial activity but prevents breakdown of beta lactam by beta lactamase enzyme.

Clinical Use

    • Adverse Effects
    • Hypersensitivity - urticarial rash, oedema, anaphylaxis
    • GIT - nausea / vomiting / diarrhoea
    • Thrombocytopaenia / leukopaenia
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