Augmentin ES

December 2, 2018 | By More

AUGMENTIN ES is an oral antibacterial combination consisting of the semisynthetic antibiotic amoxicillin and the β-lactamase inhibitor, clavulanate potassium (the potassium salt of clavulanic acid). Amoxicillin is an analog of ampicillin, derived from the basic penicillin nucleus, 6­aminopenicillanic acid. The amoxicillin molecular formula is C16H19N3O5S•3H2O, and the molecular weight is 419.46. Chemically, amoxicillin is

(2S,5R,6R)-6-[(R)-(-)-2-Amino-2-(p hydroxyphenyl)acetamido]-3,3-dimethyl-7-oxo-4-thia-1-azabicyclo[3.2.0]

Heptane-2-carboxylic acid trihydrate and may be represented structurally as:

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