Pills are used to treat many bacterial infections: pneumonia, bronchitis (infection of the lungs), and infections of the ears, nose, throat, urinary tract, and skin. Medications are also used in combination with other to eliminate H. pylori, a bacteria that causes ulcers. Amoxicillin is in a class of medications called penicillin-like antibiotics. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.
Capsule, tablet, chewable tablet or suspension (liquid) is usually taken every half of a day (2 times per day) or every 8 hours (3 times a day) with or without food or water. The length of your treatment depends on the type of infection that you have. Take amoxicillin at around the same times every day. Follow the directions on your prescription (if you have it) label carefully, and ask your doctor or pharmacist to explain any part you do not understand. Take medications exactly as directed. Do not take more or less of it or take it more often than prescribed by your doctor.
It's also is sometimes used to treat Lyme disease, to prevent anthrax infection after exposure, and to treat anthrax infection of the skin . Talk with your doctor about the possible risks of using this medication for your condition. In our online shop you can purchase amoxicillin over the counter