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    Amoxicillin
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Amoxicillin, also known as Amoxil, and several other brand names, is a systemic antibacterial, and is used to treat infections caused by bacteria.

Be sure to tell your doctor of any allergies you have whether it is to medication or food, preservatives, or dyes. Also, tell your doctor of any other medications you are taking, including vitamins and supplements, and any medical conditions you may have.

Avoid alcohol when taking this medicine.

It is very important that you take this medicine exactly as your doctor tells you to. Do not take more or less medicine than directed, and don’t stop taking the medication because your symptoms are clearing up. Take all of the Amoxicillin as your doctor has prescribed.

If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember, unless it is almost time for your next dose. Do NOT double doses.

Stop taking this medicine and get immediate treatment if any of the following side effects occur: fast or irregular breathing; fever; joint pain; lightheadedness or fainting; puffiness or swelling around the face; red, scaly skin; shortness of breath; skin rash, hives, or itching.

Tell your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur: abdominal or stomach cramps and pain; abdominal tenderness; convulsions; decreased amount of urine; diarrhea; mental depression; nausea and vomiting; pain at place of injection; sore throat and fever; unusual bleeding or bruising; or yellow eyes or skin.

Formulations of AMOXIL contain amoxicillin, a semisynthetic antibiotic, an analog of ampicillin, with a broad spectrum of bactericidal activity against many gram-positive and gram-negative microorganisms. Chemically, it is (2S,5R,6R)-6-[(R)-(-)-2-amino-2-(p-hydroxyphenyl)acetamido]-3,3- dimethyl-7-oxo-4-thia-1-azabicyclo[3.2.0]heptane-2-carboxylic acid trihydrate. The amoxicillin molecular formula is C16H19N3O5S·3H2O, and the molecular weight is 419.45.

It may be represented structurally as:

Chemical structure of 
Amoxicillin
Brand name: Amoxicot :: Amoxil :: Biomox :: Dispermox :: Trimox :: Wymox

Similar drugs: Allegra D :: Acyclovir :: Albenza

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