Amoxicillin with clavulanic acid (grans for oral liquid) Augmentin brand: Supply issue resolved

There is a supply issue affecting the amoxicillin 25 mg with clavulanic acid grans for oral liquid (Augmentin Pharmacode 319473).

30 May 2024 update

GSK, the supplier, advises that stock has arrived. It will take another 1 to 2 weeks for supplies to make their way through the supply chain to pharmacies around the motu.

Affected product

Due to global supply constraints, Augmentin brand amoxicillin with clavulanic acid grans will be on restricted supply until the end of May 2024. 

Product details:

  • Chemical: Amoxicillin 25 mg with clavulanic acid 6.25 mg per ml
  • Presentation: Grans for oral liquid
  • Brand: Augmentin
  • Pharmacode: 319473

This issue does not affect the 50 mg Curam Duo brand.

Schedule listing for amoxicillin with clavulanic acid(external link)

Clinical advice

Our clinical advisors say that amoxicillin with clavulanic acid is a second line option for most common infections. Even when indicated, there are other funded options available.

Clinicians can review the BPAC guidelines for best practice antibiotic use(external link) for alternative treatments. 

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