Amoxicillin Oral Capsule 500Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Amoxicillin: Oral capsule (500mg)

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Amoxicillin 500mg Cap
Greenstone Ltd
Pill Identification: A 45 
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Amoxicillin 500mg Cap
Sandoz Inc
Pill Identification: AMOX 500 GG 849 
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Amoxicillin 500mg Cap
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: TEVA 3109 

What is this Medicine?

AMOXICILLIN (a mox i SIL in) is a penicillin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.

CVS/pharmacy Patient Statistics for Amoxicillin: Oral capsule(500mg)
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*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Amoxicillin 500mg Capsule

NDC: 597621021
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Pneumonia, Upper Respiratory Tract Infections, Cystitis, Pharyngitis, Otitis Media, Rheumatic Fever Prophylaxis, Bronchitis, Tonsillitis, Gonorrhea, Cellulitis, Skin And Skin Structure Infections, Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), Sinusitis, Lower Respiratory Tract Infections, Community-acquired Pneumonia

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Anthrax Prophylaxis, Typhoid Fever, Anthrax, Urethritis, Helicobacter Pylori (H. Pylori) Eradication, Dental Infection, Endocarditis Prophylaxis, Dental Abscess (apical), Dentoalveolar Infection, Gastric Ulcer, Dental Abscess (periapical), Duodenal Ulcer, Chlamydia Infection, Periodontitis, Cervicitis, Lyme Disease, Dyspepsia, Erythema Migrans, Community-acquired Pneumonia

Storage Information
Store between 68 to 77 degrees F, excursions permitted 59 to 86 degrees F
Amoxicillin 500mg Capsule
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Greenstone Ltd
Pill Identification: A 45 
Shape: capsule
Color: blue,pink

Reported Side Effects for Amoxicillin 500mg Capsule

Stomach Pain Incidence:
0.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
0.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
1.0-7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
1.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
1.7-8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Yeast Infection Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
4.0-8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Allergic Skin Reaction Incidence:
4.0-8.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Metallic Taste Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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