Amoxicillin

Amoxicillin

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Uses

  • To reduce the development of drug-resistant bacteria and maintain the effectiveness of amoxicillin and other antibacterial drugs, amoxicillin should be used only to treat infections that are proven or strongly suspected to be caused by bacteria. When culture and susceptibility information are available, they should be considered in selecting or modifying antibacterial therapy. In the absence of such data, local epidemiology and susceptibility patterns may contribute to the empiric selection of therapy.

    Amoxicillin is indicated in the treatment of infections due to susceptible (ONLY β-lactamase–negative) isolates of the designated bacteria in the conditions listed below:

    1.1 Infections of the Ear, Nose, and Throat

    – due to Streptococcus species. (α- and β-hemolytic isolates only), Streptococcus pneumoniae, Staphylococcus spp., or Haemophilus influenzae.

    1.2 Infections of the Genitourinary Tract

    – due to Escherichia coli, Proteus mirabilis, or Enterococcus faecalis.

    1.3 Infections of the Skin and Skin Structure

    – due to Streptococcus spp. (α- and β-hemolytic isolates only), Staphylococcus spp., or E. coli.

    1.4 Infections of the Lower Respiratory Tract

    – due to Streptococcus spp. (α- and β-hemolytic isolates only), S. pneumoniae, Staphylococcus spp., or H. influenzae.

    1.5 Gonorrhea, Acute Uncomplicated (Ano-Genital and Urethral Infections in Males and Females)

    – due to Neisseria gonorrhoeae.

    Because of high rates of amoxicillin resistance, amoxicillin is not recommended for empiric treatment of gonorrhea. Amoxicillin use should be limited to situations where N. gonorrhoeae isolates are known to be susceptible to amoxicillin.

    1.6 Triple Therapy for Helicobacter pylori With Clarithromycin and Lansoprazole

    Amoxicillin, in combination with clarithromycin plus lansoprazole as triple therapy, is indicated for the treatment of patients with H. pylori infection and duodenal ulcer disease (active or 1 year history of a duodenal ulcer) to eradicate H. pylori. Eradication of H. pylori has been shown to reduce the risk of duodenal ulcer recurrence.

    1.7 Dual Therapy for H. pylori With Lansoprazole

    Amoxicillin, in combination with lansoprazole delayed-release capsules as dual therapy, is indicated for the treatment of patients with H. pylori infection and duodenal ulcer disease (active or 1 year history of a duodenal ulcer) who are either allergic or intolerant to clarithromycin or in whom resistance to clarithromycin is known or suspected. (See the clarithromycin package insert, MICROBIOLOGY.) Eradication of H. pylori has been shown to reduce the risk of duodenal ulcer recurrence.

History

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Other Information

  • Amoxicillin is a semisynthetic antibiotic, an analog of ampicillin, with a broad spectrum of bactericidal activity against many gram-positive and gram-negative microorganisms. Chemically, it is (2S,5R,6R)-6-[(R)-(-)-2-amino-2-(p-hydroxyphenyl)acetamido]-3,3-dimethyl-7-oxo-4-thia-1-azabicyclo[3.2.0]heptane-2-carboxylic acid trihydrate. The structural formula is:

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    Amoxicillin Capsules USP

    Each capsule, for oral administration, contains 250 mg or 500 mg amoxicillin as the trihydrate.

    Inactive Ingredients: CAPSULES-DRUG PRODUCT: magnesium stearate, talc.

    CAPSULE SHELL AND PRINT CONSTITUENTS: black iron oxide, D&C Yellow #10, D&C Yellow #10 Aluminum Lake, FD&C Blue #1 Aluminum Lake, FD&C Blue #2 Aluminum Lake, FD&C Red #40, FD&C Red #40 Aluminum Lake, gelatin, propylene glycol, shellac, titanium dioxide. In addition, the 500 mg capsule shell may also contain methylparaben, potassium hydroxide, propylparaben, and sodium lauryl sulfate; and the 250 mg capsule shell contains D&C Red #28 and FD&C Blue #1.

    Amoxicillin for Oral Suspension USP

    Each 5 mL of reconstituted suspension contains 125 mg or 250 mg of amoxicillin as the trihydrate.

    Inactive Ingredients: SUSPENSION: FD&C Red #40, mixed berry flavoring, silicon dioxide, sodium benzoate, sodium citrate, sucrose, and xanthan gum.

    Amoxicillin Tablets USP (Chewable)

    Each chewable tablet, for oral administration, contains 125 mg or 250 mg of amoxicillin as the trihydrate.

    Inactive Ingredients: CHEWABLE TABLETS: cherry flavor, lactose anhydrous, magnesium stearate, mannitol, microcrystalline cellulose, sodium citrate, and sucrose.

Amoxicillin Manufacturers


  • Direct Rx
    Amoxicillin (Amoxicillin Powder, For Suspension) For Suspension [Direct Rx]
  • Virtus Pharmaceuticals
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Virtus Pharmaceuticals]
  • Direct Rx
    Amoxicillin (Amoxicillin Tablet, Film Coated) Tablet [Direct Rx]
  • Proficient Rx Lp
    Amoxicillin Powder, For Suspension [Proficient Rx Lp]
  • Proficient Rx Lp
    Amoxicillin Tablet, Film Coated [Proficient Rx Lp]
  • Proficient Rx Lp
    Amoxicillin Powder, For Suspension [Proficient Rx Lp]
  • Proficient Rx Lp
    Amoxicillin Powder, For Suspension [Proficient Rx Lp]
  • Direct Rx
    Amoxicillin Powder, For Suspension [Direct Rx]
  • Proficient Rx Lp
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Proficient Rx Lp]
  • Proficient Rx Lp
    Amoxicillin Tablet, Chewable [Proficient Rx Lp]
  • Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc.
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc.]
  • Proficient Rx Lp
    Amoxicillin Powder, For Suspension [Proficient Rx Lp]
  • Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc.
    Amoxicillin Tablet, Film Coated [Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc.]
  • Direct Rx
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Direct Rx]
  • Remedyrepack Inc.
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Remedyrepack Inc. ]
  • Hikma Pharmaceutical
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Hikma Pharmaceutical]
  • Direct Rx
    Amoxicillin Tablet, Film Coated [Direct Rx]
  • Northwind Pharmaceuticals, Llc
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Northwind Pharmaceuticals, Llc]
  • Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.]
  • West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp.
    Amoxicillin (Amoxicillin) Capsule [West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp.]
  • Ranbaxy Pharmaceutical Inc.
    Amoxicillin (Amoxicillin) Capsule Amoxicillin (Amoxicillin) Tablet, Film Coated Amoxicillin (Amoxicillin) Tablet, Chewable Amoxicillin (Amoxicillin) Suspension [Ranbaxy Pharmaceutical Inc.]
  • Dava International, Inc.
    Amoxicillin Tablet, Film Coated [Dava International, Inc.]
  • Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc.
    Amoxicillin Tablet, Film Coated [Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc.]
  • Rebel Distributors Corp.
    Amoxicillin (Amoxicillin) Capsule [Rebel Distributors Corp.]
  • Rebel Distributors Corp.
    Amoxicillin Powder, For Suspension [Rebel Distributors Corp.]
  • West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
    Amoxicillin Tablet, Coated [West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp]
  • Dispensing Solutions Inc.
    Amoxicillin Powder, For Suspension [Dispensing Solutions Inc.]
  • Apotheca Inc.
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Apotheca Inc.]
  • Stat Rx Usa Llc
    Amoxicillin Tablet, Chewable [Stat Rx Usa Llc]
  • Altura Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Altura Pharmaceuticals, Inc.]
  • Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc.
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc.]
  • Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc.
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc.]
  • Rebel Distributors Corp.
    Amoxicillin Tablet [Rebel Distributors Corp.]
  • Stat Rx Usa Llc
    Amoxicillin Powder, For Suspension [Stat Rx Usa Llc]
  • Rebel Distributors Corp.
    Amoxicillin Tablet, Film Coated [Rebel Distributors Corp.]
  • Rebel Distributors Corp.
    Amoxicillin Powder, For Suspension [Rebel Distributors Corp.]
  • American Antibiotics,inc
    Amoxicillin Capsule [American Antibiotics,inc]
  • Redpharm Drug Inc.
    Amoxicillin Tablet, Film Coated [Redpharm Drug Inc.]
  • Redpharm Drug Inc.
    Amoxicillin Tablet, Coated [Redpharm Drug Inc.]
  • Redpharm Drug Inc.
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Redpharm Drug Inc.]
  • Redpharm Drug Inc.
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Redpharm Drug Inc.]
  • Redpharm Drug Inc.
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Redpharm Drug Inc.]
  • Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.]
  • West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
    Amoxicillin Capsule [West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp]
  • Stat Rx Usa Llc
    Amoxicillin Tablet, Film Coated [Stat Rx Usa Llc]
  • Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Amoxicillin Tablet, Coated [Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.]
  • Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Amoxicillin Tablet, Chewable [Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.]
  • Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.]
  • H.j. Harkins Company, Inc.
    Amoxicillin Powder, For Suspension [H.j. Harkins Company, Inc.]
  • Lake Erie Medical & Surgical Supply Dba Quality Care Products Llc
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Lake Erie Medical & Surgical Supply Dba Quality Care Products Llc]
  • Lake Erie Medical & Surgical Supply Dba Quality Care Products Llc
    Amoxicillin Tablet, Film Coated [Lake Erie Medical & Surgical Supply Dba Quality Care Products Llc]
  • H.j. Harkins Company, Inc.
    Amoxicillin Powder, For Suspension [H.j. Harkins Company, Inc.]
  • Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Amoxicillin Tablet, Chewable [Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.]
  • H.j. Harkins Company, Inc.
    Amoxicillin Capsule [H.j. Harkins Company, Inc.]
  • Virtus Pharmaceuticals, Llc
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Virtus Pharmaceuticals, Llc]
  • Rebel Distributors Corp
    Amoxicillin Powder, For Suspension [Rebel Distributors Corp]
  • Unit Dose Services
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Unit Dose Services]
  • Medvantx, Inc.
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Medvantx, Inc.]
  • Stat Rx Usa Llc
    Amoxicillin Powder, For Suspension [Stat Rx Usa Llc]
  • Stat Rx Usa Llc
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Stat Rx Usa Llc]
  • Aidarex Pharmaceuticals Llc
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Aidarex Pharmaceuticals Llc]
  • Dr Reddys Laboratories Inc
    Amoxicillin Tablet, Film Coated Amoxicillin Powder, For Suspension [Dr Reddys Laboratories Inc]
  • Dispensing Solutions, Inc.
    Amoxicillin Tablet, Coated [Dispensing Solutions, Inc.]
  • Golden State Medical Supply, Inc.
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Golden State Medical Supply, Inc.]
  • Unit Dose Services
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Unit Dose Services]
  • Aurobindo Pharma Limited
    Amoxicillin Powder, For Suspension [Aurobindo Pharma Limited]
  • Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.]
  • Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.]
  • Cardinal Health
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Cardinal Health]
  • Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc.
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc.]
  • Lake Erie Medical Dba Quality Care Products Llc
    Amoxicillin Tablet, Film Coated [Lake Erie Medical Dba Quality Care Products Llc]
  • Lake Erie Medical Dba Quality Care Products Llc
    Amoxicillin Tablet, Film Coated [Lake Erie Medical Dba Quality Care Products Llc]
  • Lake Erie Medical Dba Quality Care Products Llc
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Lake Erie Medical Dba Quality Care Products Llc]
  • Lake Erie Medical Dba Quality Care Products Llc
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Lake Erie Medical Dba Quality Care Products Llc]
  • A-s Medication Solutions Llc
    Amoxicillin Tablet, Film Coated Amoxicillin Powder, For Suspension [A-s Medication Solutions Llc]
  • A-s Medication Solutions Llc
    Amoxicillin Powder, For Suspension [A-s Medication Solutions Llc]
  • A-s Medication Solutions Llc
    Amoxicillin Powder, For Suspension [A-s Medication Solutions Llc]
  • A-s Medication Solutions Llc
    Amoxicillin Capsule [A-s Medication Solutions Llc]
  • A-s Medication Solutions Llc
    Amoxicillin Capsule [A-s Medication Solutions Llc]
  • A-s Medication Solutions Llc
    Amoxicillin Powder, For Suspension [A-s Medication Solutions Llc]
  • A-s Medication Solutions Llc
    Amoxicillin Capsule [A-s Medication Solutions Llc]
  • A-s Medication Solutions Llc
    Amoxicillin Powder, For Suspension [A-s Medication Solutions Llc]
  • A-s Medication Solutions Llc
    Amoxicillin Capsule [A-s Medication Solutions Llc]
  • A-s Medication Solutions Llc
    Amoxicillin Powder, For Suspension Amoxicillin Tablet, Chewable [A-s Medication Solutions Llc]
  • A-s Medication Solutions Llc
    Amoxicillin Tablet, Film Coated [A-s Medication Solutions Llc]
  • A-s Medication Solutions Llc
    Amoxicillin Powder, For Suspension [A-s Medication Solutions Llc]
  • Aurobindo Pharma Limited
    Amoxicillin Tablet, Film Coated [Aurobindo Pharma Limited]
  • Lake Erie Medical Dba Quality Care Products Llc
    Amoxicillin Tablet, Coated [Lake Erie Medical Dba Quality Care Products Llc]
  • Lake Erie Medical Dba Quality Care Products Llc
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Lake Erie Medical Dba Quality Care Products Llc]
  • Putney Inc
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Putney Inc]
  • Preferred Pharmaceuticals, Inc
    Amoxicillin Tablet, Coated [Preferred Pharmaceuticals, Inc]
  • Teva Pharmaceuticals Usa Inc
    Amoxicillin Tablet, Film Coated [Teva Pharmaceuticals Usa Inc]
  • Preferred Pharmaceuticals, Inc
    Amoxicillin Powder, For Suspension [Preferred Pharmaceuticals, Inc]
  • Medvantx, Inc.
    Amoxicillin Tablet, Film Coated [Medvantx, Inc.]
  • Medvantx, Inc.
    Amoxicillin Powder, For Suspension [Medvantx, Inc.]
  • Medvantx, Inc.
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Medvantx, Inc.]
  • Lake Erie Medical Dba Quality Care Products Llc
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Lake Erie Medical Dba Quality Care Products Llc]
  • Liberty Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Liberty Pharmaceuticals, Inc.]
  • Teva Pharmaceuticals Usa Inc
    Amoxicillin Powder, For Suspension [Teva Pharmaceuticals Usa Inc]
  • Physicians Total Care, Inc.
    Amoxicillin Tablet, Chewable [Physicians Total Care, Inc.]
  • Clinical Solutions Wholesale
    Amoxicillin Tablet, Film Coated [Clinical Solutions Wholesale]
  • West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp
    Amoxicillin Powder, For Suspension [West-ward Pharmaceutical Corp]
  • Citron Pharma Llc
    Amoxicillin Tablet, Film Coated [Citron Pharma Llc]
  • Citron Pharma Llc
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Citron Pharma Llc]
  • Citron Pharma Llc
    Amoxicillin Powder, For Suspension [Citron Pharma Llc]
  • Aurobindo Pharma Limited
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Aurobindo Pharma Limited]
  • Northstar Rx Llc
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Northstar Rx Llc]
  • Clinical Solutions Wholesale
    Amoxicillin Powder, For Suspension [Clinical Solutions Wholesale]
  • Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.]
  • Greenstone Llc
    Amoxicillin Tablet, Film Coated [Greenstone Llc]
  • Greenstone Llc
    Amoxicillin Powder, For Suspension [Greenstone Llc]
  • Greenstone Llc
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Greenstone Llc]
  • Aidarex Pharmaceuticals Llc
    Amoxicillin Tablet, Film Coated [Aidarex Pharmaceuticals Llc]
  • Aidarex Pharmaceuticals Llc
    Amoxicillin Powder, For Suspension [Aidarex Pharmaceuticals Llc]
  • Aidarex Pharmaceuticals Llc
    Amoxicillin Powder, For Suspension [Aidarex Pharmaceuticals Llc]
  • Aidarex Pharmaceuticals Llc
    Amoxicillin Powder, For Suspension [Aidarex Pharmaceuticals Llc]
  • Unit Dose Services
    Amoxicillin Tablet, Film Coated [Unit Dose Services]
  • Aidarex Pharmaceuticals Llc
    Amoxicillin Powder, For Suspension [Aidarex Pharmaceuticals Llc]
  • Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc.
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Blenheim Pharmacal, Inc.]
  • Direct Rx
    Amoxicillin Powder, For Suspension [Direct Rx]
  • Direct Rx
    Amoxicillin Powder, For Suspension [Direct Rx]
  • Proficient Rx Lp
    Amoxicillin Tablet, Film Coated Amoxicillin Powder, For Suspension [Proficient Rx Lp]
  • Morton Grove Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Amoxicillin Powder, For Suspension [Morton Grove Pharmaceuticals, Inc.]
  • Proficient Rx Lp
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Proficient Rx Lp]
  • Direct Rx
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Direct Rx]
  • Proficient Rx Lp
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Proficient Rx Lp]
  • Hikma Pharmaceutical
    Amoxicillin Powder, For Suspension [Hikma Pharmaceutical]
  • Preferred Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Preferred Pharmaceuticals, Inc.]
  • Preferred Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Preferred Pharmaceuticals, Inc.]
  • Preferred Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Amoxicillin Powder, For Suspension [Preferred Pharmaceuticals, Inc.]
  • Readymeds
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Readymeds]
  • Readymeds
    Amoxicillin Tablet, Film Coated [Readymeds]
  • Hikma Pharmaceutical
    Amoxicillin Tablet, Film Coated [Hikma Pharmaceutical]
  • Preferred Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Preferred Pharmaceuticals, Inc.]
  • Preferred Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Amoxicillin Powder, For Suspension [Preferred Pharmaceuticals, Inc.]
  • Avkare, Inc.
    Amoxicillin Capsule [Avkare, Inc.]
  • Proficient Rx Lp
    Amoxicillin Tablet, Coated [Proficient Rx Lp]