Generic Name: Amoxicillin
Brand Name: Abdimox, Ammoxillin, Amobiotik, Amosine, Amoxicillin Hexpharrm, Amoxsan, Arcamox, Augmentin BID, Bellacid, Bintamox, Bioxyllin, Corsamox, Danoxilin, Dexymox, Ethimox, Farmoxyl, Ikamoxyl, Intermoxyl, Kalmoxillin, Kimoxil, Lapimox, Leomoxyl, Maconcil , Medimox, Medocyl, Mestamox, Mexylin, Mokbios, Moxlin, Moxtid, Nufamox, Opimox, Ospamox, Penmox, Primoxil, Pritamox, Robamox, Scannoxyl, Silamox, Sirimox, Solpenox, Supramox, Topcillin, Vibramox, Wiamox, Widecillin, Xiltrop, Yusimox

Amoxicillin is an antibiotic which is included in the penicillin group. This drug works against bacteria in the body.
Amoxicillin is used to treat many types of different infections caused by bacteria, such as ear infections, bladder, pneumonia, gonorrhea, and infections of bacteria E. coli or salmonella. Amoxicillin is also sometimes used together with another antibiotic called clarithromycin (Biaxin) to treat stomach infections due to the bacterium Helicobacter pylori. This combination is sometimes used in conjunction with lowering stomach acid called lansoprazole (prevacid).

Amoxicillin is also used for other needs that are not listed here.

Important Information
Do not use this medication if you are allergic to other antibiotics such as amoxicillin or ampicillin (Omnipen, Principen), dicloxacillin (Dycill, Dynapen), oxacillin (Bactocill), penicillin (Beepen-VK, Ledercillin VK, Pen-V, Pen-Vee K , Pfizerpen, V-Cillin K, Veetids), and others.

Before using amoxicillin, tell your doctor about your condition.

Amoxicillin can make birth control pills less effective. Tell your doctor if you are using birth control pills. Use this medication by prescription from your doctor. Symptoms may improve before your condition is completely cured. Amoxicillin will not treat a viral infection such as a cold or flu. Do not give this medication to anyone else, even if they have the same symptoms as you.

Antibiotics can cause diarrhea, which may be a sign of a new infection. If you have diarrhea in the form of liquid feces containing blood or contact your doctor immediately. Do not use any medicine to stop the diarrhea until your doctor recommends.

Side Effects
Call emergency medical help if you have any signs of an allergic reaction to this:
· Hives, itching with skin redness
· Difficulty breathing
· Swelling of the face, lips, tongue or throat

Call your doctor if you have the following serious side effects:
Fever, sore throat, and headache with a itchy skin and red spots are, blisters and red rash on the skin
· Nausea, abdominal pain, mild fever, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored feces, skin and eyes turn yellow
· Diarrhea or bloody liquid
Fever, chills, malaise, flu symptoms
· Easy swollen, bloody, unlike the usual weak
· Less urine than usual
· Restlessness, drift, change the way of thinking
· Seizures

Other side effects:
· Nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain
· Itching or discharge from the vagina
· Headache
· Tongue swollen, blackened or feels haired
· Sprue

Symptomatic side effects above may appear incomplete and other symptoms.