Generic Amoxil (Amoxicillin 875mg) – an antibiotic which belongs to semisynthetic penicillins and used to treat many bacterial infections. More about Amoxil:
The mechanism of action of the drug is in violation of basic protein synthesis within the structure of cell walls of microorganisms – peptidoglycan.
What is a microbe without its containment? In this state, it can not exist and merges without any chance to regenerate. However, there is here and its fly in the ointment: the fact that some bacteria learned to resist penicillin antibiotics, highlighting special enzyme beta-lactamase, capable of destroying drug. So against such organisms Amoxicillin is ineffective. It is important to listen to the doctor’s prescription, which can take into account all these nuances.
- Amoxicillin – monotherapy which include actually amoxicillin as an active ingredient and indifferent adjuvants. Amoxicillin can be in capsules and tablets, and even granules for solution that can be drunk. The active compound content: 250 mg and 500 mg of amoxicillin.
- For adults Amoxicillin should be administrated in a tablets of 250 or 500 mg.
Children under 2 years of age are administered in a daily dose of 20 mg / kg body weight, 3 times. Children under 10 years is desirable to administer the product in suspension (the slurry in the liquid). In gonorrhea men recommended a single dose of 3 g amoxicillin, women should take the medicine again. In other diseases, the treatment is an average of 5 to 10 days. The suspension is prepared by adding the dry matter boiled water at room temperature up to the mark of 100 ml and subsequent shaking.
Hypersensitivity and infectious mononucleosis. In pregnancy, as well as during breastfeeding (lactation) the drug can be used only if the potential benefits outweigh the risks of taking the medicine.
- dyspeptic disorders
- vaginal candidiasis or oral
Other side effects (in the nervous and cardiovascular system) are possible, but are relatively rare. In overdose Amoxicillin marked nausea, vomiting, fluid and electrolyte imbalance due to dehydration.
Amoxicillin exclude alcohol during the treatment period (in general, should abstain from alcohol at any time, regardless of medication).
Amoxicillin belongs to prescription drugs. For prevention (eg, pre-epidemic period) the drug should not be used. When inappropriate self-medication in bacteria develops tolerance to the drug, forming protective properties, and next time use of the drug will be ineffective.
The expiration date is on the package.