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Amoxicillin (Amoxil, Dispermox [Discontinued], Trimox, Moxatag, Larotid) is an antibiotic that belongs to a class of antibiotics called penicillins. Common infections that amoxicillin is used to treat include infections of the middle ear, tonsils, throat, larynx (laryngitis), bronchi (bronchitis), lungs (pneumonia), urinary tract, skin, and gonorrhea. It is important to be aware of its effect on pregnancy and nursing mothers, as well as common side effects on the user.

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Terms related to amoxicillin:

  • Amoxil
  • Dispermox
  • Larotid
  • Moxatag
  • Trimox