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Amoxicillin

Also known as: Amoxycillin

Brand names: ALVOCLAV (in combination) AMOCLA (in combination) AMOCLANHEXAL (in combination) AMOXACID (in combination) AMOXAPEN AMOXICAP AMOXICLAVULAN (in combination) AMOXICOMP GENERICON (in combination) AMOXIGRAN AMOXIL AMOXILAN AMOXIPLUS (in combination) AMOXISTAD (in combination) AMYN ANBICYN (in combination) AROXIN AUGMENTIN (in combination) AUGMEX (in combination) BETAMOX CLAMOVID (in combination) CLAVAMOX (in combination) CLAVOMID (in combination) CLAVULIN (in combination) CURAM (in combination) DURAMOX EDAMOX ENHANCIN (in combination) FLEMING (in combination) FUGENTIN (in combination) HP-PAC (in combination) KOACT (in combination) MOXARIN MOXICLAV (in combination) MOXILEN MOXIPEN NOPRILAM (in combination) NOVAMOXIN OSPAMOX SYNTOCLAV (in combination) TALICIA (in combination) TAROMENTIN (in combination) XICLAV (in combination)

Therapeutic Indications

Amoxicillin is indicated for:

Acute streptococcal tonsillitis and pharyngitis

Irrespective of gender only Newborns (0 - 40 days old) , Infants (40 days - 1 year old) , Children (1 year - 12 years old)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Oral - 40-90 mg/kg/day in 3 divided doses

Treatment 2: Intravenous - 20-200 mg / kg / day in 4 equal divided doses

Prophylaxis of endocarditis

Irrespective of gender only Newborns (0 - 40 days old) , Infants (40 days - 1 year old) , Children (1 year - 12 years old)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Oral - 50 mg/kg once

Treatment 2: Intravenous - Single dose 50 mg/kg 30-60 minutes before the procedure

Typhoid and paratyphoid fever

Irrespective of gender only Newborns (0 - 40 days old) , Infants (40 days - 1 year old) , Children (1 year - 12 years old)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Oral - 100 mg/kg/day in three divided doses

Lyme disease

Irrespective of gender only Newborns (0 - 40 days old) , Infants (40 days - 1 year old) , Children (1 year - 12 years old)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Oral - 25-100 mg/kg/day in three divided doses

Treatment 2: Intravenous - 25-150 mg / kg / day in 4 divided doses

Dental abscess with spreading cellulitis

Irrespective of gender only Newborns (0 - 40 days old) , Infants (40 days - 1 year old) , Children (1 year - 12 years old)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Oral - 20-90 mg/kg/day in 3 divided doses

Treatment 2: Intravenous - 20-200 mg/kg/day in 4 equal divided doses

Acute otitis media

Irrespective of gender only Newborns (0 - 40 days old) , Infants (40 days - 1 year old) , Children (1 year - 12 years old)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Oral - 20-90 mg/kg/day in 3 divided doses

Treatment 2: Intravenous - 20-200 mg/kg/day in 4 equal divided doses

Acute pyelonephritis

Irrespective of gender only Newborns (0 - 40 days old) , Infants (40 days - 1 year old) , Children (1 year - 12 years old)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Oral - 20-90 mg/kg/day in 3 divided doses

Treatment 2: Intravenous - 20-200 mg/kg/day in 4 equal divided doses

Community acquired pneumonia

Irrespective of gender only Newborns (0 - 40 days old) , Infants (40 days - 1 year old) , Children (1 year - 12 years old)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Oral - 20-90 mg/kg/day in 3 divided doses

Endocarditis

Irrespective of gender only Newborns (0 - 40 days old) , Infants (40 days - 1 year old) , Children (1 year - 12 years old)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Intravenous - 100-200 mg/kg/day in 4 equal divided doses

Acute cystitis

Irrespective of gender only Newborns (0 - 40 days old) , Infants (40 days - 1 year old) , Children (1 year - 12 years old)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Oral - 20-90 mg/kg/day in 3 divided doses

Acute bacterial sinusitis

Irrespective of gender only Newborns (0 - 40 days old) , Infants (40 days - 1 year old) , Children (1 year - 12 years old)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Oral - 20-90 mg/kg/day in 3 divided doses

Treatment 2: Intravenous - 20-200 mg/kg/day in 4 equal divided doses

Bacterial meningitis

Irrespective of gender only Newborns (0 - 40 days old) , Infants (40 days - 1 year old) , Children (1 year - 12 years old)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Intravenous - 100-200 mg/kg/day in 4 equal divided doses

Acute streptococcal tonsillitis and pharyngitis

Irrespective of gender only Adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) Adults (18 years old or older)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Oral - 0,5-1gr 3 times a day

Treatment 2: Oral - 0,75-1gr 2 times a day

Prophylaxis of endocarditis

Irrespective of gender only Adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) Adults (18 years old or older)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Oral - 2gr once

Treatment 2: Intravenous - 2gr once

Typhoid and paratyphoid fever

Irrespective of gender only Adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) Adults (18 years old or older)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Oral - 0.5-2gr 3 times a day

Prosthetic joint infection

Irrespective of gender only Adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) Adults (18 years old or older)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Oral - 0,5-1 gr 3 times a day

Treatment 2: Intramuscular - 0.75-1 gr 3 times a day

Treatment 3: Intravenous - 0.75-1 gr 3 times a day

Lyme disease

Irrespective of gender only Adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) Adults (18 years old or older)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Oral - 0.5-2gr 3 times a day

Treatment 2: Intravenous - 2gr 3 times a day

Dental abscess with spreading cellulitis

Irrespective of gender only Adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) Adults (18 years old or older)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Oral - 250-1000mg 3 times a day

Treatment 2: Oral - 750-1000mg 2 times a day

Treatment 3: Intravenous - 0.75-2gr 3 times a day

Treatment 4: Intravenous - 2gr 2 times a day

Treatment 5: Intramuscular - 0.75-1gr 3 times a day

Helicobacter pylori eradication

Irrespective of gender only Adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) Adults (18 years old or older)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Oral - 0.75-1gr twice daily

Acute otitis media

Irrespective of gender only Adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) Adults (18 years old or older)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Oral - 0,5-1gr 3 times a day

Treatment 2: Oral - 0,75-1gr 2 times a day

Acute pyelonephritis

Irrespective of gender only Adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) Adults (18 years old or older)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Oral - 250-1000mg 3 times a day

Treatment 2: Oral - 750-1000mg 2 times a day

Treatment 3: Intravenous - 0.75-2gr 3 times a day

Treatment 4: Intravenous - 2gr 2 times a day

Treatment 5: Intramuscular - 0.75-1gr 3 times a day

Community acquired pneumonia

Irrespective of gender only Adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) Adults (18 years old or older)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Oral - 0,5-1gr 3 times a day

Treatment 2: Intravenous - 0.75-2gr 3 times a day

Treatment 3: Intravenous - 2gr 2 times a day

Treatment 4: Intramuscular - 0.75-1gr 3 times a day

Acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis

Irrespective of gender only Adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) Adults (18 years old or older)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Oral - 0,5-1gr 3 times a day

Treatment 2: Oral - 0,75-1gr 2 times a day

Treatment 3: Intravenous - 0.75-2gr 3 times a day

Treatment 4: Intravenous - 2gr 2 times a day

Treatment 5: Intramuscular - 0.75-1gr 3 times a day

Endocarditis

Irrespective of gender only Adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) Adults (18 years old or older)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Intravenous - 1-2 gr 6 times a day

Acute cystitis

Irrespective of gender only Adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) Adults (18 years old or older)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Oral - 250-1000mg 3 times a day

Treatment 2: Oral - 750-1000mg 2 times a day

Treatment 3: Oral - 3gr 2 times a day

Treatment 4: Intravenous - 0.75-2gr 3 times a day

Treatment 5: Intravenous - 2gr 2 times a day

Treatment 6: Intramuscular - 0.75-1gr 3 times a day

Acute bacterial sinusitis

Irrespective of gender only Adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) Adults (18 years old or older)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Oral - 250-1000mg 3 times a day

Treatment 2: Oral - 750-1000mg 2 times a day

Treatment 3: Intravenous - 0.75-2gr 3 times a day

Treatment 4: Intravenous - 2gr 2 times a day

Treatment 5: Intramuscular - 0.75-1gr 3 times a day

Bacterial meningitis

Irrespective of gender only Adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) Adults (18 years old or older)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Intravenous - 1-2gr 6 times a day

Asymptomatic bacteriuria in pregnancy

Women only, only Adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) Adults (18 years old or older)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Oral - 250-1000mg 3 times a day

Treatment 2: Oral - 750-1000mg 2 times a day

Contraindications

Active ingredient Amoxicillin is contraindicated in the following cases: