TITLE

Broad-spectrum antibiotic for children

PUB. DATE
August 1996
SOURCE
Modern Medicine;Aug96, Vol. 64 Issue 8, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the new pediatric formulations and dosage for SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals' Augmentin, an amoxicillin/clavulanate potassium. Results of clinical trials showing that the drug can now be taken only twice daily by children, rather than three times a day; Flavor.
ACCESSION #
9609040053

 

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