Amoxicillin is a penicillin antibiotic that fights bacteria. It is used to treat many different types of bacterial infections such as pneumonia, gonorrhea, bronchitis and infections of the ear, nose, throat, skin, or urinary tract.
Amoxicillin, an antibiotic. A common antibiotic given for infections like bites. “I prescribed him amox for his dog bite.”
Usage in Sentence:
“The prescription I was given includes amox. 500mg”.
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It is not advisable to use amoxicillin if one is allergic to any penicillin antibiotic, such as ampicillin, dicloxacillin, oxacillin, penicillin, or ticarcillin (Drugs.com, 2017)
Drugs.com(2007). Amoxicillin uses, side-effects and dosage guide. Available at https://www.drugs.com/amoxicillin.html