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Brand name: Amoxycillin (Sandoz)

Amoxycillin (Sandoz) is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) amoxicillin. On this page you will find out more about Amoxycillin (Sandoz), including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)

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Active ingredient in this medicine: amoxicillin

Pack size information

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Information for medicine and pack size:
Amoxycillin (Sandoz) 125 mg/5 mL powder for oral liquid, 60 mL

Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:

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What this medicine is for

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. Amoxycillin alone or in combination with another antibiotic, may be used in an emergency where the causative organism has not been identified. Respiratory tract infections (acute and chronic) including acute otitis media (AOM): H. influenzae; Streptococcus; S. pneumoniae; Staphylococcus, nonpenicillinase producing; E. coli (see Microbiology). Urogenital infections (complicated and uncomplicated, acute and chronic): E. coli (see Microbiology), P. mirabilis and Strep. faecalis. Gonorrhoea: N. gonorrhoeae (nonpenicillinase producing). Skin and skin structure infections: Staphlococcus, nonpenicillinase producing; Streptococcus, E. coli (see Microbiology). Prophlaxis of endocarditis: Amoxycillin 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. Infections caused by pathogens with established penicillin G susceptibility should preferentially be treated with penicillin G.

Table of characteristics
Table of characteristics
Active ingredient
Visual appearance White to slightly yellowish powder
Dosage Form Oral Liquid, powder for
Route of administration Oral
Medicine schedule
100mL: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
60mL: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy

There is one type of pack available.

Pack type 1
Pack type 1
Type Bottle
Storage temperature Store below 25 degrees Celsius
Storage conditions Keep Container Tightly Closed/Airtight
Life time 3 Years
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information

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