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Brand name: Fisamox

Fisamox is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) amoxicillin. On this page you will find out more about Fisamox, 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:
Fisamox 1 g powder for injection, 5 vials

Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:

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What this medicine is 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.

Table of characteristics
Table of characteristics
Active ingredient
Dosage Form Injection, powder for
Route of administration Intramuscular
Medicine schedule
10 x 1g: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
5 x 1g: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy

There is one type of pack available.

Pack type 1
Pack type 1
Type Vial
Storage temperature Store below 25 degrees Celsius
Storage conditions No information available
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

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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