co-amox·i·clav (ko″ə-mokґsĭ-klav) pharmacy equivalent name for a combination of amoxicillin, an antibiotic, and clavulanate potassium, a β-lactamase inhibitor; effective in infections caused by β-lactamase–producing organisms.

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