amoxicillin trihydrate

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amoxicillin trihydrate (əmok´səsil´in trīhī´drāt),

n brand names: Amoxil, Apo-Amoxi, Novamoxin, Nu-Amoxi and others;
drug class: aminopenicillin;
action: interferes with cell wall replication of susceptible organisms;
uses: sinus infections, pneumonia, otitis media, skin, urinary tract infections. This is a drug of choice for antibiotic premedication for patients at risk for bacterial endocarditis unless there is an allergy to penicillin-related antibiotics.