Protein binding: 0-10%
Half-life: 61.3 minutes
CAS number: 26787-78-0
Drug Bank: DB01060
Molar mass: 365,40 g·mol−1
Amoxicillin, the active substance in Amoxil, works against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. The effect consists in inhibiting the cell wall synthesis of the germs. Amoxicillin blocks the transpeptidases synthesized from sugar and amino acids peptidoglycan. The bacteria that cannot build new cell walls cannot multiply, stopping the infection.
The capsules should be swallowed with water.
For children weighing less than 40 kg , the usual dose is 40 to 90 milligrams of Amoxil per kilogram of body weight per day, divided into two or three doses. The maximum recommended daily dose is 100 mg per kilogram of body weight.
The adults, elderly patients and children weighing 40 kg or more should take 250 to 500 milligrams three times a day or 750 milligrams to 1 gram of Amoxil every 12 hours, depending on the severity and type of infection.
For severe infections , the dose is 750 mg to 1 g three times a day.
In the case of a urinary tract infection , patients should use 3 g of amoxicillin twice a day. The intake lasts one day.
For early Lyme disease , 4g per day is prescribed. If there are systemic manifestations, the daily dose is up to 6 g.
For the treatment of gastric ulcer , Amoxil is prescribed in a dose of 750 mg or 1 g twice a day. The duration of treatment is 7 days.
Beware of kidney problems
Caution when taking or using certain medicines
Hypersensitivity to the ingredients
Alcohol consumption should be avoided
If you buy and take Amoxil, you should avoid alcohol during treatment.
You can make up for the missed application during the day and continue to use the dose prescribed by your doctor as usual on the following day.
If you take more than you should, gastrointestinal upset may occur.
There is a risk of significant interactions. Therefore, medical supervision is recommended.
Food does not affect the effects of the drug.
Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
Do not store above 25°C.
What is Amoxil 500 used for?
What are the most common side effects of Amoxil?
Can you take Amoxil 250 mg on an empty stomach?
Can you take Amoxil 500 during pregnancy?
Amoxil contains a penicillin called amoxicillin (as a trihydrate) as the active substance. It belongs to a group of medicines called penicillins.
Amoxil is used to treat a range of infections in adults and children caused by bacteria. The areas of application include:
Amoxil kills the bacteria that cause these infections. This drug can also be used to prevent infection such as endocarditis.
You can buy Amoxil in the form of capsules of 250 mg and 500 mg.
You will not find Amoxillin under the trade name Amoxil in local pharmacies. You can only order Amoxil online. Amoxillin is available throughout Britain under the names Amoxi, Amoxibeta, Amoxypen, Baktocillin, Infectomox and Jutamox. All of these preparations are subject to prescription in Britain and throughout the EU.
The offers for Amoxil without a prescription can be found on the net. You have to be careful here, as many counterfeits are distributed over the Internet.
Patients who need to take antibiotics orally because of an infection often wonder if they can safely use this drug with various foods, especially milk and milk products, since these can interfere with the antibiotic's effectiveness. However, this does not apply to the antibiotic Amoxil 500 and 250 mg. Amoxil is considered a well-tolerated antibiotic and can be easily combined with dairy products and milk.
Amoxil 500 should be taken for as long as the doctor has prescribed. Depending on the disease, the treatment lasts up to two weeks. You should not stop the therapy on your own, even if such symptoms as bladder infections, fever or earache have already subsided. Otherwise there is a risk that the pathogen will come back.
Discontinuation should be gradual If Amoxil is discontinued spontaneously, withdrawal symptoms may occur.
Alcohol can be drunk during treatment with Amoxil 250 mg as it does not affect the way this medication works. However, it is recommended to avoid alcohol to give your body the best possible chance to fight off the infection.
Alcohol consumption can usually lead to dehydration and interfere with normal sleep. There are no such side effects when alcohol is taken along with amoxicillin.
A rash can often develop during or after taking Amoxil. The rash presents as red patches and papules and can affect the entire body. This rash is often not an allergic reaction. Whether an allergy is actually present should be clarified later with a skin test.
There is a list of drugs that can interact with Amoxil. Tell your doctor about all vitamins, supplements, and medications you are taking before taking Amoxil.
Probenecid : Taking Amoxil and probenecid at the same time can increase plasma levels of amoxillin.
Oral anticoagulants : It has been reported that taking Amoxil with oral anticoagulants (blood thinners) such as warfarin may increase the blood-thinning effects.
Allopurinol : Taking allopurinol together with Amoxil increases the incidence of skin rashes compared to taking Amoxil separately.
Oral contraceptives : Because Amoxil affects the gut flora, it may reduce the effectiveness of combined estrogen/progesterone oral contraceptives.
Other antibiotics : Other groups of antibiotics such as macrolides, chloramphenicol, tetracyclines and sulfonamides may interfere with the bactericidal effect of penicillins when administered concomitantly.
I was prescribed Amoxil 500 because my doctor suspected bronchitis and I had a high temperature for a month. I tolerated the capsules well. I took Amoxil 500 with plenty of water and with meals.
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