Amoxicillin Tablets

  • Bacterial infections

Amoxicillin Tablets Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

Amoxicillin (as trihydrate) 500mg, 875mg; tabs.

Pharmacological Class

Broad-spectrum penicillin.

How Supplied

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Amoxicillin Tablets Indications


Susceptible infections including ear/nose/throat (ENT), genitourinary tract, skin and skin structures, lower respiratory, acute uncomplicated gonorrhea.

Amoxicillin Tablets Dosage and Administration


>40kg: ENT: mild/moderate: 500mg every 12hrs; severe: 875mg every 12hrs. Lower respiratory tract: 875mg every 12hrs. Skin/skin structure: mild/moderate: 500mg every 12hrs; severe: 875mg every 12hrs. Genitourinary tract: mild/moderate: 500mg every 12hrs; severe: 875mg every 12hrs. Gonorrhea, acute uncomplicated ano-genital and urethral infections: 3g as single oral dose.


≤3 months: max 30mg/kg per day in 2 divided doses every 12hrs. >3 months (<40kg): ENT, genitourinary, skin: 25mg/kg/day in divided doses every 12hrs. Severe infections, or lower respiratory infections: 45mg/kg/day in divided doses every 12hrs. Gonorrhea: <2yrs: not recommended; prepubertal: amoxicillin 50mg/kg + probenecid 25mg/kg as a single dose.

Amoxicillin Tablets Contraindications

Not Applicable

Amoxicillin Tablets Boxed Warnings

Not Applicable

Amoxicillin Tablets Warnings/Precautions


Cephalosporin, imipenem or other allergy: not recommended. Monitor blood, renal, and hepatic function in long-term use. Monitor closely if skin rash develops; discontinue if lesions progress. Mononucleosis. Labor & delivery. Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers.

Amoxicillin Tablets Pharmacokinetics




Renal. Half-life: 61.3 minutes.

Amoxicillin Tablets Interactions


May cause false (+) glucose test with Clinitest, Benedict's or Fehling's soln. Serum levels increased by probenecid.

Amoxicillin Tablets Adverse Reactions

Adverse Reactions

Diarrhea, rash, vomiting, nausea; anaphylaxis, severe cutaneous adverse reactions (eg, SJS, TEN, DRESS, AGEP), hyperactivity, blood dyscrasias.

Amoxicillin Tablets Clinical Trials

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Amoxicillin Tablets Note


Formerly known under the brand names Amoxil, Trimox, Ultimox, Wymox (caps, susp), Polymox (susp).

Amoxicillin Tablets Patient Counseling

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