Amoxicillin and Clavulanate
Restricted Indications

Restricted Indications

Alternative to PO amoxicillin-clavulanate, in patients where the enteral route is not available or inappropriate, the empiric treatment of:

  • periorbital cellulitis
  • facial cellulitis
  • dental abscess
  • mastoiditis
  • sinusitis
  • bites
  • community-acquired pneumonia

Alternative to piperacillin-tazobactam in patients not requiring pseudomonal coverage (e.g., perforated appendicitis, aspiration pneumonia)