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Amoxicillin (Amoxil) - Overview

Amoxicillin is an antibiotic medication that is also available under the brand name Amoxil. Amoxicillin is used in the treatment of infections that are thought to be caused by bacteria susceptible to the antibiotic. Push Health can help people who might need an amoxicillin prescription connect with medical providers who can prescribe amoxicillin if clinically appropriate.

Amoxicillin (Amoxil) - Uses and Metabolism

Amoxicillin, and the branded version Amoxil, are oral antibiotic medications similar to penicillin. Amoxicillin is a semisynthetic antibiotic with a bactericidal effect against both gram-negative and gram-positive organisms. Amoxil may be used to treat specific types of infections of the ear, nose and throat (e.g. strep throat), genitourinary tract, skin and lower respiratory tract. Amoxicillin is absorbed quickly after being ingested orally and is mostly excreted in the urine unchanged. Amoxicillin has a half-life of 61 minutes and roughly 20% of it is bound by proteins in the blood. Peak amoxicillin levels occur between 1 and 2 hours after administration. Amoxil capsules contain amoxicillin 500 mg and are royal blue and pink in color. Amoxil tablets contain amoxicillin 500 mg or amoxicillin 875 mg. Amoxil is also available as chewable tablets and powdered oral suspensions. Amoxicillin is also combined with another drug and used as Augmentin.

Amoxicillin - Cost

Generic amoxicillin and branded Amoxil are affordable medications. Most pharmacies carry amoxicillin pills for under thirty cents per pill. Because most amoxicillin regimens only require a limited number of pills, the total cost for an amoxicillin prescription is also reasonable. For people who cannot afford amoxicillin, it may be worth looking for amoxicillin coupons online. Also, some insurance plans may cover the cost of an amoxicillin prescription.

Can I Buy Amoxicillin Online?

Amoxicillin and Amoxil are prescription medications (antibiotics). To reduce the likelihood of creating bacteria resistant to the antibiotic, they are not available for general use over-the-counter (OTC). Push Health can help connect people who think they need an amoxicillin prescription with a licensed medical provider who can prescribe amoxicillin or Amoxicil if it is thought to be safe and appropriate to do so.

Amoxicillin - Side Effects

Amoxicillin and Amoxil are antibiotic medications that can cause side effects. Side effects after amoxicillin use include diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and an allergic reaction. People who have had a history of hypersensitivity or allergy to amoxicillin or penicillins should not use amoxicillin. Longer term, overuse of amoxicillin can lead to bacterial resistance, making amoxicillin less effective in the future. Amoxicillin and alcohol should not be used together. Questions and concerns about amoxicillin and Amoxil use should be directed to one's pharmacist and medical provider prior to using the medication.

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Last updated November 15, 2019. Given the evolving nature of medicine and science, this information might not be accurate and should not be construed as medical advice or diagnosis / treatment recommendations. Please consult a licensed medical provider if you have additional questions.