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Amoxicillin
Indications
Susceptible non beta-lactamase producing bacterial infections.
Dose/Application
Usual oral dose is 250 to 500 mg every 8 hours, or 500 to 875 mg every 12 hours. Higher oral doses of amoxicillin, either as a single dose or in short courses are used in some conditions. For example, a dose of 3g repeated once after 8 hours may be used for dental abscesses. A 3g dose may be given for uncomplicated acute urinary-tract infections, and repeated once after 10 to 12 hours. A high-dose regimen of 3 g twice daily may be used in patients with severe or recurrent infec- tions of the respiratory tract. Amoxicillin has also been given as a single dose of 3 g, with probene- cid 1 g, in the treatment of uncomplicated gonor- rhoea in areas where gonococci remain sensitive. Susceptible infections including urinary-tract infections, sinusitis, uncomplicated community- acquired pneumonia, oral infections, Lyme dis- ease, salmonellosis By mouth Neonate 7–28 days: 30 mg/kg [max. 62.5 mg] 3 times daily; dose doubled in severe infection Child 1 month–1 year: 62.5 mg 3 times daily; dose doubled in severe infection, community- acquired pneumonia, salmonellosis, or Lyme disease Child 1–5 years: 125 mg 3 times daily; dose doubled in severe infection, community-acquired pneumonia, salmonellosis, or Lyme disease Child 5–18 years: 250 mg 3 times daily; dose doubled in severe infection, community-acquired pneumonia, salmonellosis, or Lyme disease By intravenous injection or infusion Neonate under 7 days:30 mg/kg every 12 hours; dose doubled in severe infection, community- acquired pneumonia, or salmonellosis Neonate 7–28 days: 30 mg/kg every 8 hours; dose doubled in severe infection, community-acquired pneumonia, or salmonellosis Child 1 month–18 years: 20–30 mg/kg [max. 500 mg] every 8 hours; dose doubled in severe infection [max. 4 g daily] Otitis media By mouth Child 1 month–18 years: 40 mg/kg daily in 3 divided doses [max. 1.5 g daily in 3 divided doses] Listerial meningitis [in combination with another antibacterial], group B streptococcal infection enterococcal endocarditis [in combination with another antibiotic] By intravenous infusion Neonate under 7 days: 50 mg/kg every 12 hours; dose may be doubled in meningitis Neonate 7–28 days: 50 mg/kg every 8 hours; dose may be doubled in meningitis Child 1 month–18 years: 50 mg/kg every 4–6 hours [max. 2 g every 4 hours] Cystic fibrosis [treatment of asymptomatic H. influenzae carriage or mild exacerbations] By mouth Child 1 month–1 year: 125 mg 3 times daily Child 1–7 years: 250 mg 3 times daily Child 7–18 years: 500 mg 3 times daily
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Special information
Brands containing this Ingredient
Name Form. Strength Pack Price Insert Manufacturer Distributor
Amoxil caps 250mg 100 KES1,057.70
Amoxil caps 500mg 100 KES1,821.60
Amoxil dry susp 125mg/5ml:100mL 1 KES252.10
Amoxil dry susp 250mg/5ml:100mL 1 KES316.10
Penamox caps 250mg 1000 KES2,985.00
Penamox caps 250mg 100 KES3,445.70
Penamox caps 500mg 500 KES3,445.70
Penamox caps 500mg 500 KES2,985.00
Penamox dry susp 125mg/5mL:100mL 1 KES160.90
Penamox dry susp 250mg/mL:100mL 1 KES258.60
Amoxicillin_Laborate dry susp 125mg/5mL:100mL 1 KES28.50
Labmox caps 250 mg 100 KES110.00
Labmox caps 250 mg 1000 KES1,050.00
Amoxycillin_Medico caps 500 mg 100 KES230.00
Unixil. caps 250mg 100 KES251.00
Unixil. caps 250mg 1000 KES2475.00
Unixil. caps 500mg 100 KES501.00
Unixil. caps 500mg 500 KES2475.00
Unixil. dry susp 125mg/5mL:100mL 1 KES64.00
Medomox DT tabs 125mg 20 KES175.00
Amoximed caps 250mg 100 KES150.00
Amoximed caps 500mg 100 KES215.00
Amoximed caps 500mg 500 KES1150.00
Amoximed caps 250mg 1000 KES1250.00
Dawamox. Dry susp 125mg/5mL: 100mL 1 KES80.00
Moxacil. caps 250mg 100 KES160.00
Moxacil. caps 250mg 1000 KES1,400.00
Moxacil. caps 500mg 100 KES300.00
Moxacil. caps 500mg 500 KES1,400.00
Moxacil. dry syr 125mg/5mL:60mL 1 KES25.00
Moxacil. Dry syr 125mg/5mL:100mL 1 KES38.00
Kemoxyl. caps 250mg 100 KES145.00
Kemoxyl. caps 250mg 1000 KES1325.00
Kemoxyl. Dry syr 250mg/5mL:100mL 1 KES65.00
Kemoxyl. Dry syr 125mg/5mL:60mL 1 KES24.00
Kemoxyl. Dry syr 125mg/5mL:100mL 1 KES34.00
Kemoxyl. DT tabs 250mg 100 KES225.00
Kemoxyl. caps 500mg 100 KES260.00
Kemoxyl. caps 500mg 500 KES1300.00
Amoxicillin, Novartis Access Program DT tabs 250mg 100 KES504.00
Moxacil Forte. (from Square) Dry syr 250mg/5mL:100mL 1 KES200.00
Rivamox. caps 500mg 20 KES205.00
Rivamox. Dry syr 125mg/5mL:100mL 1 KES120.00
Rivamox. Dry syr 250mg/5mL:100mL 1 KES175.00
Neomox. dry susp 125mg/5mL:100mL 1 KES220.00
Neomox. dry susp 250mg/5mL:100mL 1 KES320.00
Alimox. caps 250mg 1000 KES1200.00
Alimox. caps 250mg 100 KES130.00
Alimox. caps 500mg 100 KES250.00
Alimox. dry susp 125mg/5mL:100mL 1 KES40.00
Amoxi.Denk caps 500mg 20 KES564.14
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