clavulanic acid [Adjuvant]

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Accession ARO:0000079
Synonym(s)Clavulansaeure acidum clavulanicum clavulanate Acido clavulanico Sodium Clavulanate Acide clavulanique Isoclavulanic acid Clavulox
DefinitionClavulanic acid is a beta-lactamase inhibitor (marketed by GlaxoSmithKline, formerly Beecham) combined with penicillin group antibiotics to overcome certain types of antibiotic resistance. It is used to overcome resistance in bacteria that secrete beta-lactamase, which otherwise inactivates most penicillins.
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+ amoxicillin-clavulanic acid [Antibiotic] has_part
+ ticarcillin-clavulanic acid [Antibiotic] has_part
+ ceftazidime-clavulanic acid [Antibiotic] has_part
+ cefoxitin-clavulanate has_part
+ cefotaxime-clavulanic acid has_part
+ aztreonam-clavulanate has_part