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Generic Name: AMOXICILLIN EXTENDED-RELEASE TABLET- ORAL Pronounced: (a-MOX-i-SIL-in) Amoxicillin Oral Uses
Amoxicillin is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial
infections. This medication is a penicillin-type antibiotic. It works by
stopping the growth of bacteria.
This antibiotic treats only bacterial infections. It will
not work for viral infections (such as common cold, flu). Unnecessary use or
misuse of any antibiotic can lead to its decreased
How To Use Amoxicillin Oral
Shake the bottle well before each dose. Carefully measure
the dose using a special measuring device/spoon. Do not use a household spoon
because you may not get the correct dose. Take this medication by mouth with or
without food as directed by your doctor, usually every 8 or 12 hours. The
dosage is based on your medical condition and response to
You may add the measured dose to formula, milk, juice,
water, or ginger ale jus...
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