Myoclonus induced by amoxicillin-clavulanic acid

Epilepsy Behav Rep. 2020 Apr 30:14:100367. doi: 10.1016/j.ebr.2020.100367. eCollection 2020.


•We present a patient in whom myoclonus appeared after initiation of treatment with amoxicillin-clavulanic acid.•Myoclonus and EEG abnormalities disappeared after discontinuation of antibiotic treatment.•This possible adverse effect should be considered to avoid performing aggressive therapeutic maneuvers.

Keywords: Amoxicillin-clavulanic acid; Antibiotic; Myoclonus; Seizure; Side effect.

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