Amoxicillin is used to treat bacterial infections.
Amoxicillin is part of the class of penicillin drugs.
Bacterial infections that are treated with Amoxil include
Infections of the upper and lower airways.
skin and soft tissue areas, ears, certain sexually transmitted diseases, as well as dental infections. It is also very effective for the treatment of conditions such as tonsillitis, pneumonia, bronchitis, urinary tract infections, gonorrhoea, and infections of the skin.
You can buy Amoxil or generic versions of Amoxil, all of which are highly effective in fighting the bacterial infections.
Although amoxil can be expensive if your buying a brand name, if you buy generic amoxil, then you will save money.
Do not use Amoxil alongside tetracycline antibiotics. Additional monitoring of your dose or condition may be needed if you are taking birth control pills, "blood thinners", methotrexate, or injectable aminoglycosides. Inform your doctor of any other medical conditions including mononucleosis, allergies, pregnancy, or breast-feeding. Contact your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns about taking this medicine.
This medicine may be taken on an empty stomach or with food. Store this medicine at room temperature, away from heat and light. To clear up your infection completely, continue taking this medicine for the full course of treatment even if you feel better in a few days. Do not miss any doses. If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.
Possible side effects
Side effects, that may go away during treatment, include nausea, vomiting, mild diarrhea, or irritation of mouth or throat. If they continue or are bothersome, check with your doctor. Check with your doctor as soon as possible if you experience vaginal irritation or discharge. An allergic reaction to this medicine is unlikely, but seek immediate medical attention if it occurs. Symptoms of an allergic reaction include rash, itching, swelling, dizziness, or trouble breathing. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.
For women taking birth control pills, this medicine may decrease the effectiveness of your birth control pills. To prevent pregnancy, use an additional form of birth control. This medicine is excreted in breast milk. If you are or will be breast-feeding while you are using this medicine, check with your doctor or pharmacist to discuss the risks to your baby. If you have diabetes, this medicine may cause false test results with some urine glucose tests. Check with your doctor before you adjust the dose of your diabetes medicine or change your diet.