Amoxil (Amoxicillin)

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    Amoxil (Amoxicillin) Product Information

    Amoxil or Amoxicillin, is a penicillin antibiotic , prescribed for the treatment of a variety of bacterial infections. If you have bronchitis, gonorrhea, pneumonia, or infections of the ears, throat, nose, skin or urinary tract, your doctor may prescribe this medication.

    We currently only have this medicine available as the generic, Amoxicillin, in a 250mg or 500mg capsule strength. The 250mg strength starts at $45.00 USD price for 100 capsules, and the 500mg starts at 21 capsules for $6.00 USD price. This medication ships from the United Kingdom or Canada, and either option would take an estimated 7-10 business days in transit to the US. Brand option for this product is unavailable to order. This medication should be stored at room temperature.

    What is Amoxil used for?

    Despite what many people think, antibiotics do not cure everything. Amoxil is a penicillin antibiotic that can be used to treat infections that have been caused by bacteria, and it is suitable for all different types of infection. It can be combined with other medications such as clarithromycin and here it will be used to treat stomach ulcers, also it can be prescribed as either a liquid or a tablet.

    Side Effects

    Not all people will suffer side effects when taking Amoxil and not all who do will require medical attention. Often there is just the need to wait until the body adjusts. There is however some that will need the treatment of a health care provider and they should be told about any of the following problems:

    • An aftertaste in the mouth that would be described as unpleasant
    • A change in the way taste buds function
    • Skin rashes
    • Nausea
    • Diarrhea
    • Abdominal pains

    Precautions

    Before starting the course of antibiotics, you should check that you are not allergic to Amoxil or have not had a bad reaction to any other penicillin. There are also a number of other conditions that should be reported to your health care provider such as:

    • You have a history of asthma
    • You have suffered from liver disease or kidney disease
    • Mono
    • Diarrhea that was brought on by using antibiotics
    • Food related allergies

    It is not likely that there will be any harm to an unborn child as a result of using Amoxil, but it will be best to tell the doctor if you are already pregnant or considering getting pregnant. It can be passed into breast milk, so your doctor should be made aware if you are still breastfeeding. There is the chance that Amoxil will override birth control tablets so you might have to find another source of birth control.

    The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.

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