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Potassium clavulanate

Potassium Clavulanate

potassium (2R,3Z,5R)-3-(2-hydroxyethylidene)- 7-oxo-4-oxa-1-azabicyclo[3.2.0]heptane-2-carboxylate

CAS number 61177-45-5
Chemical formula C8H8KNO5
Molecular weight 237.25
Bioavailability 75% (from oral solution)
Elimination half life 1 hour
Excretion urinary

Potassium clavulanate or clavulanate potassium is an enhanced property chemical based on the tertiary butylamine salt of clavulanic acid.

It is usually supplied mixed with Avicel (Microcrystalline cellulose), Syloid 244 (Colloidal Silicon dioxide) or Amoxicillin (to form Co-amoxiclav) or Ticarcillin (to form Timentin®).

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