AMOXICILLIN - Watsons Health

AMOXICILLIN

COMMON BRAND NAME(S): Amoxil

GENERIC NAME(S): AMOXICILLIN

 

Description: Amoxicillin inhibits cell wall biosynthesis resulting in bacterial lysis.

Amoxicillin is a penicillin type used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections, but will not work for viral infections (such as common cold, flu); also used with other medications to treat stomach/intestinal ulcers caused by the bacteria H. pylori and to prevent the ulcers from recurring.

How to use amoxicillin

Take this medication by mouth with or without food as directed by your doctor, usually every 8 or 12 hours.  Strictly follow the spacing of the dosages.

Common side effects include: Nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea may occur.

Serious side effects occur: dark urine, persistent nausea or vomiting, stomach/abdominal pain, yellowing eyes or skin, easy bruising or bleeding, persistent sore throat or fever.  Amoxicillin may rarely cause a severe intestinal condition (Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea) due to a type of resistant bacteria.

Contact your doctor if you experience allergic reactions or symptoms mentioned above.

Precautions

Inform your doctor or pharmacist your allergies, medical history, especially of: kidney disease, a certain type of viral infection (infectious mononucleosis).

Pregnant and breastfeeding women should take caution, consult your doctor before taking this drug.

 

Interactions:

Some products that may interact with this drug include: live bacterial vaccines, methotrexate.  Antibiotics may affect the effectiveness of some hormonal pills.  Consult your doctor for information on drug interactions.

Overdose

Get emergency medical help when overdose is suspected.

Missed Dose: As soon as you remember, take a regular dose or if the time of the next does is near, wait for it before taking another dose and resume your usual schedule.  Do not increase the dose to compensate for the missed dose.

Storage: Store medication in room temperature.  Do not expose to light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medications away from pets and children.  Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour into a drain.

 

Brands

Available Brands

  • Amorex [ Drugmaker’s Lab ]
  • Amoxil/Amoxil Forte [ GlaxoSmithKline ]
  • Cartrimox [ Ace ]
  • Globamox [ Hizon ]
  • Globapen [ GXI ]
  • Harbimox [ Harbin ]
  • Himox [ Westmont ]
  • Littmox [ Littman ]
  • Medvox [ Medhaus ]
  • Megamox [ Pharma Dynamic ]
  • Pediamox [ Pediatrica ]
  • Penbiosyn [ Medi-Rx ]
  • RiteMED Amoxicillin [ RiteMED ]
  • Sandoz Amoxicillin [ Sandoz ]
  • Syncloxil/Syncloxil Forte [ Le Jumont ]
  • Telsimox [ AD-Drugstel ]
  • Trexil [ Medic+Aid ]
  • Zerrsox [ Pharmatechnica ]

Also marketed as:

  • Acumox [ Basic Pharma ]
  • Altomox [ Lloyd ]
  • Amelox [ Square Pharma ]
  • AMX [ La Croesus ]
  • Ardent [ Deutsche Lab ]
  • Axmel [ Myrex Ethica Lab ]
  • Bactigent [ Filadams ]
  • Benemox [ SynPenn Research ]
  • Boie Amoxicillin [ Boie ]
  • Bradoxil [ Singapore Pharmawealth Lifesciences ]
  • Brumox-500 [ Brawn Labs ]
  • Cilfam [ Pharma Nutria ]
  • Clearamox [ Boehringer Ingelheim ]
  • Cycamil [ Drugmaker’s Lab ]
  • Daisamox [ Pharmacare ]
  • DLI-Amoxicillin Trihydrate [ DLI ]
  • Eleomox [ Vamsler ]
  • Eppitrexil [ Lumar Pharma ]
  • Gexcil [ Genesis ]
  • Lafayette Amoxicillin [ Lafayette ]
  • Lewixin [ Lewison ]
  • Maelenoxyl [ Foramen ]
  • Maroxil [ Brymar Pharma ]
  • Medimoxil [ MedGen ]
  • Moks [ Singapore Pharmawealth Lifesciences ]
  • Moxidrin [ Square Pharma ]
  • Moxillin [ UAP ]
  • Neomox [ Danlex ]
  • Pediaxil [ Flamingo ]
  • Pharex Amoxicillin Trihydrate [ Pascual ]
  • Pharmamox [ Doctors ]
  • Promox [ Prosel ]
  • Pylorex [ Prosel ]
  • Roddexil [ Roddensers ]
  • Sterimox [ GPC ]
  • Sumoxil [ Medichem ]
  • Taimox [ Shanxi Taisheng ]
  • Teramoxyl [ Terramedic ]
  • Termox [ Solvang ]
  • Trimoxin [ Square Pharma ]
  • Valzimox [ IAE ]
  • Vastamox [ Danlex ]
  • Vhellox [ Flamingo ]
  • Westfimox [ Lloyd ]
  • Xazexy [ Brown & Burk Phils ]
  • Xybatron [ Sydenham ]
  • Yugoxil [ Elin ]
  • Zedroxyn [ JB Orchid Pharma ]
  • Zymoxyl [ Blooming Fields ]

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