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Amoxicillin

amoxicillin
Amoxicillin is a penicillin antibiotic that is used to treat many different types of infection caused by bacteria, such as tonsillitis, bronchitis, pneumonia, and infections of the ear, nose, throat, skin, or urinary tract. Amoxicillin is also sometimes used together with another antibiotic called clarithromycin (Biaxin) to treat stomach ulcers caused by Helicobacter pylori infection. This combination is sometimes used with a stomach acid reducer called lansoprazole (Prevacid). Amoxicillin may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
amoxicillin
DRUG TYPE
aminopenicillins

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You should not use this medicine if you are allergic to any penicillin antibiotic.

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Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
Amoxicillin powder for reconstitution 125 mg/5 mL200 mg/5 mL250 mg/5 mL400 mg/5 mL
tablet, chewable 125 mg250 mg
capsule 250 mg500 mg
tablet 500 mg875 mg

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