ticarcillin/clavulanate potassium - injection, Timentin
GENERIC NAME: TICARCILLIN/CLAVULANATE POTASSIUM - INJECTION (tie-kar-SILL-in/KLAV-you-la-nate poh-tass-ee-um)
BRAND NAME(S): Timentin
USES: This medication is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is a combination of 2 drugs. Ticarcillin is a penicillin-type antibiotic that works by stopping the growth of bacteria. Clavulanate potassium is an enzyme inhibitor (beta-lactamase inhibitor) that helps the ticarcillin work better.This antibiotic treats only bacterial infections. It will not work for viral infections (e.g., common cold, flu). Unnecessary use or misuse of any antibiotic can lead to its decreased effectiveness.
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