Clavulanic acid

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Scientific Name: Clavulanic acid
Brand Name: Augmentin, Clavulin
Company Owner: Not Available
Mechanism Of Action Clavulanic acid contains a beta-lactam ring in its structure that binds in an irreversible fashion to beta-lactamases, preventing them from inactivating certain beta-lactam antibiotics, with efficacy in treating susceptible gram-positive and gram-negative infections.
Description of the Drug: Clavulanic acid is a beta lactamase inhibitor used to enhance the effectiveness of beta lactam antibiotics.
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Source: DrugBank Online – DrugBank.com. Retrieved 2023-01-23 from https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB00766