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Brand name: Amoxil

Amoxil is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) amoxicillin. On this page you will find out more about Amoxil, 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:
Amoxil 3 g powder for oral liquid, 1 sachet

Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:

This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.

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What this medicine is for

INDICATIONS AS AT 10 FEBRUARY 2005: It is indicated for the treatment of the following infections due to susceptible strains of sensitive organisms: NOTE: Therary 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 amoxycillin 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 (see Microbiology). Respiratory (Acute and Chronic): H.influenzae, Streptococcus; Spneumoniae; staphylococcus, non-penicillinase-producing; E.coli (see Microbiology). Genitourinary Tract (complicated and uncomplicated, Acute and Chronic): E.coli (see Microbiology), P.mirabilis and S.faecalis. Gonorrhoea: N.gonorrhoeae (non-penicillinase producing). Prophylaxis of endocarditis: AMOXIL 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.

Table of characteristics
Table of characteristics
Active ingredient
Visual appearance White to off-white free flowing powder
Dosage Form Powder, oral
Route of administration Oral
Medicine schedule
one sachet 3g: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy

There is one type of pack available.

Pack type 1
Pack type 1
Type Sachet
Storage temperature Store below 25 degrees Celsius
Storage conditions No information available
Life time 2 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

The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.

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Amoxil Parenteral | myVMC

Amoxil parenteral contains amoxycillin sodium an antibiotic related to penicillin. It is used to treat infections when oral Amoxil cannot be taken.

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Amoxil Oral/Duo | myVMC

Amoxil is used to treat bacterial infection with Staphylococcus and E. coli. It contains amoxycillin trihydrate, an antibiotic in the penicillin family.

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Brands of amoxycillin

Brands of amoxycillin include Alphamox Amoxil and Cilamox. Find out about all the brands of amoxycillin and read the consumer medicine information (CMI) leaflet for your medicine

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Aspen Fisamox | myVMC

Amoxil can be used to treat a range of conditions including: Infections in the blood (septicaemia) Chest infections Urinary infections Gonorrhoea (a sexually transmitted infection) Skin infections For the prevention of infection in individuals with certain heart conditions, such as artificial heart valves

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Moxacin Injection | myVMC

Amoxil can be used to treat a range of conditions including: -Infections in the blood (septicaemia) -Chest infections -Urinary infections -Gonorrhoea (a sexually transmitted infection) -Skin infections -For the prevention of infection in individuals with certain heart conditions, such as artificial heart valves

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