Generic Name - Amoxicillin
Category - Anti-Biotics
Treat infections, Fights Bacteria
Generic for Amoxil* is an antibiotic and fights bacteria in the body. Common infections that amoxicillin is used for include infections of the middle ear, tonsils, throat, larynx (laryngitis), bronchi (bronchitis), lungs (pneumonia), urinary tract, an skin. Amoxicillin (Generic for Amoxil*) stops bacteria from growing and multiplying. It prevents the bacterial cells from forming the wall that surrounds them. The cell wall protects bacteria from their environment and keeps the contents of the bacterial cell together. Bacteria cannot survive without a cell wall.
Generic for Amoxil* Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Generic for Amoxil* is contraindicated in patients, who are allergic to penicillin or Cephalosporin antibiotics (example-ceclor).
Generic for Amoxil* should not be taken by patients who have had hay fever, hives, asthma or other allergies.
There are a number of medications that interact with Generic for Amoxil*.It is important to take the doctor's counsel if you are taking any of the following.
Generic for Amoxil* Dosage
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of Generic for Amoxil*
For Ear, Nose or Throat Infection and Skin/Skin structure Bacterial Infection
500mg every 12 hrs or 250 mg every 8 hrs.
Generic for Amoxil* Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Generic for Amoxil* side Effects include abnormal bleeding, allergic reaction, an irregular heartbeat, backache, breast tenderness, changes in appetite or weight, chest pain, confusion, constipation, decreased hearing and diarrhea.
This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Amoxil*.
Generic for Amoxil* and Pregnancy
Studies indicate Generic for Amoxil* is unlikely to harm an unborn baby. Amoxicillin (Generic for Amoxil*) is generally considered to be safe for use during pregnancy. However, talk to your doctor if your pregnant.
Generic for Amoxil* and Breastfeeding
Considering the possibility of small amounts of Generic for Amoxil* to be excreted in breast milk and cause diarrhea or allergic responses in nursing infants, it is not recommended while breast feeding.
Generic for Amoxil* and Pediatric
The safety and effectiveness of Generic for Amoxil* in pediatric patients have not been established.
Generic for Amoxil* and Geriatric
The safety and effectiveness of Generic for Amoxil* in geriatricpatients have not been established.
The above information about Generic for Amoxil* serves as an information resource only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, examination, diagnosis and treatment.Always seek the counsel of your doctor, physician or pharmacist before starting any new treatment or making changes to existing therapy.