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Brand name: Amoxycillin (DP) TM

Active ingredients: amoxicillin

What it is used 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.

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: Oral
  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Protect from Moisture
  • Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.

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

Visual appearance

Opaque, yellow, hard gelatin capsule containing a white to cream-coloured powder.

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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.

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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For side effects, taking other medicines and more

Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

Disclaimer

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  • Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA)
  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)
  • GuildLink
  • DrugBank

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