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Brand name: Amoxicillin (B&B) TM

Active ingredients: amoxicillin

What it is used for

It is indicated for the treatment of the following infections due to susceptible strains of sensitive organisms:,Note: Therapy should be guided by bacteriological studies, including sensitivity tests, and by clinical response. However, in emergency cases where the causative organism has not been identified, therapy with amoxicillin may be useful. Clinical judgement will decide whether combination with another antibiotic would provide a sufficiently broad spectrum of activity pending sensitivity test results.,Skin and Skin Structure: Staphylococcus, non-penicillinase producing; Streptococcus; E.coli,Respiratory (Acute and Chronic): H.influenzae, Streptococcus; S.pneumoniae; staphylococcus, non-penicillinase-producing; E.coli,Genitourinary Tract (complicated and uncomplicated, Acute and Chronic): E.coli, P.mirabilis and S.faecalis.,Gonorrhoea: N.gonorrhoeae (non-penicillinase producing).,Prophylaxis of endocarditis: [Trade name] may be used for the prophylaxis of bacterial endocarditis in individuals at particular risk, such as those with a prosthetic heart valve or those who have previously had endocarditis.

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Do not Freeze
  • Refrigerate
  • Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Unconstituted powder: White to pale yellow free flowing powder. Reconstituted: Pale yellow to yellow coloured suspension with fruity aromatic odor

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient amoxicillin

This medicine is generally considered safe during pregnancy if taken as directed. During pregnancy, you should discuss your medicine use with your doctor or pharmacist.

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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