Amoxycillin (DP) is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) amoxicillin. On this page you will find out more about Amoxycillin (DP), 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 (DP) 500 mg hard capsule, 20
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
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What this medicine is for
GN-AMOXYCILLIN is indicated in the treatment of infections caused by amoxycillin-susceptible organisms: Note: Therapy should be guided by bacteriologic 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 agent has yet to be identified. RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTIONS: (ACUTE AND CHRONIC): H.influenzae; Streptococcus; S.pneumoniae; Staphylococcus, non-penicillinase producing; E.coli (see Microbiology). UROGENITAL INFECTIONS (COMPLICATED AND UNCOMPLICATED, ACUTE AND CHRONIC) E.coli (see Microbiology); P.mirabilis; S.faecalis. GONORRHOEA (N.gonorrhoeae, non-penicillinase producing). SKIN AND SKIN STRUCTURE INFECTIONS: Staphylococcus, non-penicillinase producing: Streptococcus: E.coli (see Microbiology). PROPHYLAXIS 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 pathgogens with established pencicillin G susceptibility should be preferentially treated with penicillin G.
Table of characteristics
Opaque, yellow, hard gelatin capsule containing a white to cream-coloured powder.
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|Dosage Form||Capsule, hard|
|Route of administration||Oral|
20 capsules: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 25 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||Protect from Moisture|
|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.
Is this medication banned in sport?
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