Amoxicillin

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Amoxicillin is an antibiotic used to treat a number of bacterial infections.wikipedia
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Antibiotic

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Amoxicillin is an antibiotic used to treat a number of bacterial infections.
Amoxicillin and Amoxicillin/clavulanic acid were the most frequently consumed.

Otitis media

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These include middle ear infection, strep throat, pneumonia, skin infections, and urinary tract infections among others. Amoxicillin is used in the treatment of a number of infections, including acute otitis media, streptococcal pharyngitis, pneumonia, skin infections, urinary tract infections, Salmonella infections, Lyme disease, and chlamydia infections.
The initial antibiotic of choice is typically amoxicillin.

Cellulitis

pelvic cellulitisAnaerobic cellulitisbacterial skin infection
These include middle ear infection, strep throat, pneumonia, skin infections, and urinary tract infections among others. Amoxicillin is used in the treatment of a number of infections, including acute otitis media, streptococcal pharyngitis, pneumonia, skin infections, urinary tract infections, Salmonella infections, Lyme disease, and chlamydia infections.
Treatment is typically with antibiotics taken by mouth, such as cephalexin, amoxicillin or cloxacillin.

Clavulanic acid

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It may also increase the risk of yeast infections and, when used in combination with clavulanic acid, diarrhea.

WHO Model List of Essential Medicines

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It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines, which lists the most effective and safe medicines needed in a health system.

Penicillin

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It should not be used in those who are allergic to penicillin. Amoxicillin is susceptible to degradation by β-lactamase-producing bacteria, which are resistant to most β-lactam antibiotics, such as penicillin.

Sinusitis

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Amoxicillin and amoxicillin-clavulanate have been recommended by guidelines as the drug of choice for bacterial sinusitis and other respiratory infections.
In those in whom antibiotics are used, either amoxicillin or amoxicillin/clavulanate is recommended first line.

Pathogenic bacteria

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Amoxicillin is an antibiotic used to treat a number of bacterial infections.

Lyme disease

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Amoxicillin is used in the treatment of a number of infections, including acute otitis media, streptococcal pharyngitis, pneumonia, skin infections, urinary tract infections, Salmonella infections, Lyme disease, and chlamydia infections.
If an infection develops, a number of antibiotics are effective, including doxycycline, amoxicillin, and cefuroxime.

Amoxicillin/clavulanic acid

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This drug combination is commonly called co-amoxiclav.
It is a combination consisting of amoxicillin, a β-lactam antibiotic, and potassium clavulanate, a β-lactamase inhibitor.

Omeprazole

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It is typically combined with a proton-pump inhibitor (such as omeprazole) and a macrolide antibiotic (such as clarithromycin); other drug combinations are also effective.
Treatment of a Helicobacter pylori infection can be completed by taking a triple therapy combination of omeprazole, amoxicillin, and clarithromycin for 7–14 days.

Pneumonia

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These include middle ear infection, strep throat, pneumonia, skin infections, and urinary tract infections among others. Amoxicillin is used in the treatment of a number of infections, including acute otitis media, streptococcal pharyngitis, pneumonia, skin infections, urinary tract infections, Salmonella infections, Lyme disease, and chlamydia infections.
In the UK, treatment before culture results with amoxicillin is recommended as the first line for community-acquired pneumonia, with doxycycline or clarithromycin as alternatives.

Β-lactam antibiotic

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It is a moderate-spectrum, bacteriolytic, β-lactam antibiotic in the aminopenicillin family used to treat susceptible Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria.
Immunologically mediated adverse reactions to any β-lactam antibiotic may occur in up to 10% of patients receiving that agent (a small fraction of which are truly IgE-mediated allergic reactions, see amoxicillin rash).

Streptococcal pharyngitis

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These include middle ear infection, strep throat, pneumonia, skin infections, and urinary tract infections among others. Amoxicillin is used in the treatment of a number of infections, including acute otitis media, streptococcal pharyngitis, pneumonia, skin infections, urinary tract infections, Salmonella infections, Lyme disease, and chlamydia infections.
Amoxicillin is preferred in Europe.

Helicobacter pylori

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It is effective as one part of a multi-drug regimen for treatment of stomach infections of Helicobacter pylori.
The standard first-line therapy is a one-week "triple therapy" consisting of proton-pump inhibitors such as omeprazole and the antibiotics clarithromycin and amoxicillin.

Beta-lactamase

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Amoxicillin is susceptible to degradation by β-lactamase-producing bacteria, which are resistant to most β-lactam antibiotics, such as penicillin.
Although the inhibitor-resistant TEM variants are resistant to inhibition by clavulanic acid and sulbactam, thereby showing clinical resistance to the beta-lactam—lactamase inhibitor combinations of amoxicillin-clavulanate (co-amoxiclav), ticarcillin-clavulanate (co-ticarclav), and ampicillin/sulbactam, they normally remain susceptible to inhibition by tazobactam and subsequently the combination of piperacillin/tazobactam, although resistance has been described.

Infectious mononucleosis

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A nonallergic amoxicillin rash may also be an indicator of infectious mononucleosis.
Almost all people given amoxicillin or ampicillin eventually develop a generalized, itchy maculopapular rash, which however does not imply that the person will have adverse reactions to penicillins again in the future.

Chlamydia

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Amoxicillin is used in the treatment of a number of infections, including acute otitis media, streptococcal pharyngitis, pneumonia, skin infections, urinary tract infections, Salmonella infections, Lyme disease, and chlamydia infections.
Agents recommended during pregnancy include erythromycin or amoxicillin.

Aminopenicillin

It is a moderate-spectrum, bacteriolytic, β-lactam antibiotic in the aminopenicillin family used to treat susceptible Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria.
Members of this family include ampicillin, amoxicillin and bacampicillin.

Typhoid fever

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Antibiotics, such as ampicillin, chloramphenicol, trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, amoxicillin, and ciprofloxacin, have been commonly used to treat typhoid fever.

British Approved Name

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"Amoxicillin" is the International Nonproprietary Name (INN), British Approved Name (BAN), and United States Adopted Name (USAN), while "amoxycillin" is the Australian Approved Name (AAN).
For example, the BAN Co-amoxiclav is assigned to preparations containing amoxicillin and clavulanic acid.

Maculopapular rash

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The rash is described as maculopapular or morbilliform (measles-like; therefore, in medical literature, it is called "amoxicillin-induced morbilliform rash".
It is also a common manifestation of a skin reaction to the antibiotic amoxicillin or chemotherapy drugs.

Ampicillin

PenbritinAmcillampicillin sodium
Between 3 and 10% of children taking amoxicillin (or ampicillin) show a late-developing (>72 hours after beginning medication and having never taken penicillin-like medication previously) rash, which is sometimes referred to as the "amoxicillin rash".
It is roughly equivalent to amoxicillin in terms of activity.

Beecham Group

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Amoxicillin was one of several semisynthetic derivatives of 6-aminopenicillanic acid (6-APA) developed at Beecham, England in the 1960s.
Beecham launched Amoxil (amoxicillin), in 1972, which went on to become one of the most widely prescribed antibiotics.