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Amoxicillin (Amoxil, Moxatag, Larotid) is an antibiotic that belongs to a class of antibiotics called penicillins. Common infections that amoxicillin is used to treat include middle ear infections, tonsillitis, laryngitis, bronchitis, pneumonia, skin, gonorrhea, and urinary tract infections. Common side effects of amoxicillin include:

Drug interactions, dosing, storage, and pregnancy and breastfeeding safety should be reviewed prior to taking penicillins.

Dispermox, Trimox, Wymox, Utimox, and Polymox are discontinued brands and are no longer available in the US.

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Terms related to amoxicillin:

  • Amoxil
  • Dispermox
  • Larotid
  • Moxatag
  • Trimox