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amoxicillin

 [ah-moks″ĭ-sil´in]
an antibiotic that is a penicillin analogue similar in action to ampicillin but more efficiently absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract and therefore requiring less frequent dosage and not as likely to cause diarrhea.

a·mox·i·cil·lin

(ă-mok'si-sil'in),
A semisynthetic penicillin antibiotic with an antimicrobial spectrum similar to that of ampicillin.

amoxicillin

/amox·i·cil·lin/ (ah-mok″sĭ-sil´in) a semisynthetic derivative of ampicillin effective against a broad spectrum of gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria.

amoxicillin

(ə-mŏk′sĭ-sĭl′ĭn)
n.
A semisynthetic penicillin, C16H19N3O5S, having an antibacterial spectrum of action similar to that of ampicillin.

amoxicillin

[əmok′səsil′in]
a beta-lactam semisynthetic oral penicillin antibiotic.
indication It is prescribed in the treatment of infections caused by a susceptible gram-negative or gram-positive bacteria.
contraindication Known hypersensitivity to any penicillin prohibits its use.
adverse effects Among the most serious adverse reactions are anaphylaxis, nausea, and diarrhea. Allergic reactions and rashes are common.

amoxicillin

Infectious disease A broad-spectrum semisynthetic penicillin with activity similar to that of ampicillin

amoxicillin

Amoxycillin, an AMPICILLIN-like penicillin antibiotic, effective in TYPHOID and many other infections. Brand names are Amoxil and Galenamox. Compounded with lansoprazol and clarithromycin it is marketed as Heliclear.

amoxicillin

penicillin antibiotic of similar action to ampicillin; usually administered as 250 mg by mouth every 8 hours (125 mg every 8 hours for a child) for soft-tissue infections

a·mox·i·cil·lin

(ă-mok'si-sil'in)
A semisynthetic penicillin antibiotic with an antimicrobial spectrum similar to that of ampicillin.

amoxicillin, amoxycillin

an aminopenicillin, similar in action to ampicillin and susceptible to β-lactamase, but more efficiently absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract and with a longer duration of action.

amoxicillin-clavulanic acid
addition of clavulanic acid widens the spectrum of activity and renders amoxicillin resistant to β-lactamase. A widely used antibiotic in dogs and cats.
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Strictly based on in vitro susceptibility and the known otopathogen mix, the calculations show that amoxicillin could result in a maximum cure of 57%, amoxicillin/ clavulanate of 99%, and cefdinir of 80% of treated children.
For determining the modulatory effect of amoxicillin on inhibition of growth of bacteria by the extracts, the antibiotic at MIC strength for each organism was mixed with equal volume of the extracts immediately prior to assay.
Treatment of pharyngitis associated with group A streptococcus: Comparison of amoxicillin and potassium phenoxymethyl penicillin.
pyrogenes were treated with antibiotics, and of these patients, 3m people 12 years of age and older were treated with amoxicillin.
In 31% (168/540) of the cases in which amoxicillin was prescribed the duration of treatment recommended was not mentioned (22.
Between 3 and 10% of children taking amoxicillin present with a delayed rash even 72 hours after beginning medication.
The discharge of amoxicillin and its derivatives in water resources result in an environmental disorder, odor, and may cause microbial resistance among pathogen organisms [4].
After the 5th day, levofloxacin was associated with a significantly elevated risk of death and serious arrhythmias compared with amoxicillin.
Patients were randomly assigned to receive either 10 days of daily amoxicillin (85 patients) or a matching placebo (81 patients).
Moxifloxacin may have a slight advantage in terms of convenience, as it was given once daily for 5 days, compared with twice daily for 7 days for the amoxicillin - clavulanic acid, according to Dr.
Keywords: biosensor, biolayer interferometry, amoxicillin, [beta]-lactam contamination