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Consuming alcohol with Amotid does not cause any harmful side effects.
Amotid is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there ... View More
Amotid is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not har... View More
Amotid may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive. Amotid can have side effects and the symptoms (such as allergic reactions, dizzi... View More
Amotid should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Amotid may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of this med... View More
Amotid should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Amotid may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Regular monitori... View More
Amotid is a penicillin-type of antibiotic used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. It is effective in infections of the throat, ear, nasal sinus... View More
Uses of Amotid
- Bacterial infections
Side effects of Amotid
- Allergic reaction
How to use Amotid
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Amotid may be taken with or without food, but it ... View More
How Amotid works
Amotid is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to sur... View More
- Amotid is used to treat infections caused by bacteria.
- Finish the prescribed course, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
- Diarrhea may occur as a side effect. Taking probiotics along with Amotid may help. Talk to your doctor if you notice bloody stools or develop abdominal ... View More
- Stop taking this medicine and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficult... View More
Adult: PO Susceptible infections 250-500 mg 8 hrly. Uncomplicated gonorrhoea W/ probenecid: 3 g as a single dose. Dental abscesses 3 g, repeat once 8 hr... View More
May reduce the efficacy of OC. May increase the effect of anticoagulants. Increased risk of allergic reactions w/ allopurinol. Increased and prolonged b... View More
Renal and hepatic disease; pregnancy, lactation; infectious mononucleosis. Lactation: Excreted in breast milk, use caution
Amoxicillin inhibits the final transpeptidation step of peptidoglycan synthesis in bacterial cell wall by binding to one or more of the penicillin-bindi... View More
Child: PO Standard dose: 40–45 mg/kg/day q8-12h High dose: 80–90 mg/kg/day, max 4 g/day q12h 150 mg/kg/day div q8h for penicillin-resistant S pneumoni... View More
Mode of Action
May be taken with or without food. May be taken w/ meals for better absorption & to reduce GI discomfort.
Bacterial infections, Pharyngitis, Acute otitis media, Acute bacterial sinusitis, Endocarditis, Anthrax, Chlamydial cervicitis, Chlamydial urethritis, L... View More
Renal impairment: Patients on haemodialysis should receive 250-500 mg every 24 hr and an additional dose during and after each dialysis session. CrCl (... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Hyperactivity, agitation, insomnia, dizziness; maculopapular rash, exfoliative dermatitis, urticaria, hypersensitivity vasculitis; diarrhoea, nausea, vo... View More
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