What is ticarcillin disodium/clalvulanate potassium?

Ticarcillin disodium-clalvulanate potassium is an antibiotic that belongs to the group known as penicillins, used to fight bacteria in the body that cause infection. Ticarcillin disodium/clavulanate potassium interferes with the growth of bacteria and consequently kills the bacteria. This drug is used to treat a number of serious infections, such as pneumonia, blood, bone and joint infections, urinary tract infections, severe vaginal infections, skin and stomach infections and others. Ticarcillin disodium-clalvulanate potassium is sold under the brand name Timentin. It is a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved medicine. Ticarcillin disodium-clalvulanate potassium is given as an injection or an IV drip into the vein. Dosage depends on a number of factors, such as the condition being treated.

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