Curam Australia contains amoxicillin as its main component. Amoxicillin belongs to an antibiotic group of drugs, which is called penicillin and its main function is to fight bacteria in the human body. Clavulanate potassium is another constituent of Curam Australia. It represents a special form of clavulanic acid, which has similarities with penicillin. The main function of clavulanate potassium is to fight bacteria, which is resistant to penicillin and other types of antibiotics. The combination of amoxicillin with clavulanate potassium is an effective treatment from many diversified infections, which can be caused by bacteria (e.g. sinusitis, ear infections, pneumonia, urinary tract infections, bronchitis as well as skin infections).
Curam Australia has different indications based on volume:
Due to diversified constituents available in Curam Australia, it may cause some side effects during application. Hereby, do not hesitate to get an instant emergency medical help in case, if you experience any of the signs of an allergic reaction: difficulties in breathing, hives, swelling of your lips, tongue, face or throat etc.
Please, stop immediately taking Curam Australia if you notice any of side effects listed below:
Call your doctor immediately and receive his consultation and help as soon as possible, if the symptoms listed above are observed.
The detailed list of precautions can be obtained from the Curam Australia leaflet. However, it is important to be aware of general precautions prior to taking this drug in order to avoid any sort of adverse consequences. Make sure you are not hypersensitive to clavulanic acid, amoxicillin, penicillin or other constituents of Curam Australia. In addition, please ensure you are not hypersensitive (e.g. anaphylaxis) to other β-lactams, such as carbapenem, cephalosporins or monobactam.
Animal-reproduction studies have shown no foetal risk. However, there are no controlled studies conducted among pregnant women or animal-reproduction studies, which have shown an adverse effect (other than fertility decrease). However, it is always best to undergo a detailed consultation with your doctor, if you are pregnant, plan to get pregnant soon or breastfeeding.
Please, do not hesitate to ask your physician all sorts of questions related to Curam Australia, reasons why it was prescribed to you, as well as personal compatibility with this drug.