Amoxil Paediatric Drops is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) amoxicillin. On this page you will find out more about Amoxil Paediatric Drops, 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
Information for medicine and pack size:
Amoxil Paediatric Drops 100 mg/mL powder for oral liquid, 20 mL
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.
What this medicine is for
It is indicated for the treatment of the following infections due to susceptible strains of sensitive organisms: Note Therapy 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; S.pneumoniae; 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
|Visual appearance||A white powder|
|Dosage Form||Oral Liquid, powder for|
|Route of administration||Oral|
powder for oral liquid 10 mL: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
powder for oral liquid 12.5 mL: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
powder for oral liquid 20 mL: 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||No information available|
|Life time||3 Years|
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on 1 October 2017
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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