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Brand name: Fisamox TM

Active ingredients: amoxicillin

What it is used for

FISAMOX is indicated in the treatment of infections due to susceptible strains of the organisms listed below. FISAMOX Powder for Injection is intended for use where the patients condition precludes the administration of the oral form. Therapy should be guided by bacteriological studies, including sensitivity tests, and by clinical response. However in emergency cases where the causative organism has not yet 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. Septicaemia (bacterial) H. influenzae, E. coli (see Microbiology), P. Mirabilis, Streptococci, S. pneumoniae, S. faecalis and Salmonella typhi. Skin and skin structure Streptococci, non-beta-lactamase-producing Staphylococci, E. coli (see Microbiology). Respiratory, acute and chronic H. influenzae, Streptococci, S. pneumoniae, non-beta-lactamase-producing Staphylococci, E. coli (see Microbiology). Genito-urinary tract (complicated and uncomplicated), acute and chronic E. coli (see Microbiology), P. mirabilis and S. faecalis. Gonorrhoea N. gonorrhoeae (non-beta-lactamase-producing) Prophylaxis of endocarditis FISAMOX may be used for the prophylaxis of bacterial endocarditis in individuals at particular risk, such as those with prosthetic heart valves or those who have previously had endocarditis.

How to take it

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

  • The way to take this medicine: Intramuscular
  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Lifetime is 3 Years.

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

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Do I need a prescription?

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

Is this medicine subsidised?

This medicine may be subsidised which may make it cheaper. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.

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.

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