Amoxicillin no prescription
Amoxicillin, an antibiotic, is prescribed to treat a wide variety of infections, including:
- Upper and lower respiratory tract infections;
- Skin infections;
- Middle ear infections;
- Infections of the genital and urinary tract;
In combination with other drugs such as Prilosec, Prevacid, and/or Biaxin, Amoxicillin is prescribed to treat duodenal ulcers
caused by H. pylori bacteria.
If you are allergic to either penicillin or cephalosporin antibiotics in any form, consult your doctor before taking
Amoxicillin. There is a possibility that you are allergic to both types of drug; and if a reaction occurs, it could be extremely
severe. If you take the drug and feel signs of a reaction, seek medical attention immediately.
Amoxicillin can be taken with or without food. If you are using Amoxicillin suspension, shake it well before using.
Your doctor will only prescribe Amoxicillin to treat a bacterial infection. Amoxicillin will not cure a viral infection such as the
common cold. It's important to take all of your drug as instructed by your doctor, even if you're feeling better in a few
days. Not finishing the complete dosage of Amoxicillin may decrease the drug's effectiveness and increase the chances for bacterial
resistance to Amoxicillin and similar antibiotics.
Amoxicillin capsules, syrup, paediatric suspension, sachets, and injection contain the active ingredient Amoxicillin. Amoxicillin is
also available without a brand name, ie as the generic drug. Amoxicillin belongs to a group of antibiotics called penicillins.
Amoxicillin is prescribed to treat infections caused by bacteria. The injection is prescribed to treat more
serious infections, or in cases where the drug can't be taken by mouth.
Amoxicillin works by interfering with the ability of bacteria to form cell walls. The cell walls of bacteria are vital for
their survival. They keep unwanted substances from entering their cells and stop the contents of their cells from leaking out.
Amoxicillin impairs the bonds that hold the bacterial cell wall together. This allows holes to appear in the cell walls and kills
Amoxicillin is a broad-spectrum antibiotic that kills a wide variety of bacteria that cause a wide variety of commonly-occuring
infections. Amoxicillin may be prescribed to treat infections of the upper or lower airways, skin or soft tissue, or ears. It may
also be prescribed to treat:
- Certain sexually-transmitted infections;
- Dental infections;
- Infections affecting the blood or internal organs;
- Urine infections;
To make sure the bacteria causing an infection are susceptible to Amoxicillin your doctor may take a tissue sample, for example a swab from the throat or skin, or a urine or blood sample.
Why is Amoxicillin bought?
- typhoid and paratyphoid fever;
- skin or soft tissue infections;
- preventing infection of the heart during medical or dental procedures in people with heart valve defects or artificial heart valves;
- infections of the urinary tract;
- infections of the organs associated with breathing including nasal passages sinuses windpipe and lungs;
- infection of the blood;
- gynaecological infections including those following childbirth or abortion;
- eradicating bacteria in the gut that cause ulcers;
- dental abscess;
- bacterial infection of the middle ear;
- bacterial infection of the heart valves and the lining surrounding the heart;
- abdominal infections;