amoxicillin suspension 400 mg - oral, Amoxil
GENERIC NAME: AMOXICILLIN SUSPENSION 400 MG - ORAL (a-MOX-i-SIL-in)
BRAND NAME(S): Amoxil
USES: Amoxicillin is a penicillin-type antibiotic used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.This antibiotic treats only bacterial infections. It will not work for viral infections (e.g., common cold, flu). Unnecessary use or overuse of any antibiotic can lead to its decreased effectiveness.
HOW TO USE: Shake the bottle well before each dose. Take this medication by mouth with or without food, usually every 12 hours, or as directed by the doctor.You may add this medicine to formula, milk, juice, water, or ginger ale and drink it immediately.Drink plenty of fluids while using this medication unless your doctor tells you otherwise.Antibiotics work best when the amount of medicine in your body is kept at a constant level. Therefore, take this drug at evenly spaced intervals.Continue to take this medication until the full prescribed amount is finished even if symptoms disappear after a few days. Stopping the medication too early may allow bacteria to continue to grow, which may result in a relapse of the infection.Inform the doctor if your condition persists or worsens.
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