clavulanic acid


clavulanic acid
a drug that interferes with the penicillinases that inactivate beta-lactam antibiotics, such as amoxicillin or ticarcillin. Combined with the antibiotic, clavulanic acid can overcome drug resistance.

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  • Clavulanic acid — Systematic (IUPAC) name …   Wikipedia

  • clavulanic acid — A beta lactam structurally related to the penicillins that inactivate β lactamase enzymes in penicillin resistant organisms; usually used in combination with penicillins to enhance and broaden the spectrum of the penicillins. * * * clav·u·lan·ic… …   Medical dictionary

  • clavulanic acid — noun An inhibitor of enzymatic hydrolysis that is added to penicillin antibiotics …   Wiktionary

  • Amoxicillin/clavulanic acid — Combination of Amoxicillin Penicillin antibiotic Clavulanic acid Beta lactamase inhibitor Clinical data Pregnancy cat. B(US) Legal status …   Wikipedia

  • Кислота Клавулановая (Clavulanic Acid) — вещество, взаимодействующее с пенициллиназами, которое инактивирует большинство антибиотиков пенициллинового ряда (например, амоксициллин). В сочетании с такими антибиотиками, как аугментин (Augmentin) или тиментин (Timentin), клавулановая… …   Медицинские термины

  • clavulanic — adjective Of or pertaining to clavulanic acid or its derivatives …   Wiktionary

  • Clavam — clavulanic acid A clavam is a molecule similar to a penam, but with an oxygen substituted for the sulfur.[1] Thus, they are also known as oxapenams. An example is clavulanic acid …   Wikipedia

  • КИСЛОТА КЛАВУЛАНОВАЯ — (clavulanic acid) вещество, взаимодействующее с пенициллиназами, которое инактивирует большинство антибиотиков пенициллинового ряда (например, амоксициллин). В сочетании с такими антибиотиками, как аугментин (Augmentin) или тиментин (Timentin),… …   Толковый словарь по медицине

  • Beta-lactamase — Beta lactamases are enzymes (EC number|3.5.2.6) produced by some bacteria and are responsible for their resistance to beta lactam antibiotics like penicillins, cephalosporins, cephamycins, ertapenems and carbapenems. These antibiotics have a… …   Wikipedia

  • Amoxicillin — Systematic (IUPAC) name (2S,5R,6R) 6 …   Wikipedia


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