Amoxicillin and Amoxil
What is Amoxicillin (Amoxil)?
Amoxicillin is a broad range β-lactam antibiotic. It targets a wide range of bacteria including gram-positive and gram-negative organisms. The name is sometimes abbreviated to amox, and it is sold under many different trade names such as Amoxil.
Prescribed Use of Amoxicillin (Amoxil)
Amoxicillin is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections:
Price of Amoxicillin (Amoxil)
Although usually covered by your insurance, the price of amoxicillin can range from 20 cents to $1.50 per pill, depending on the dose and quantity purchased.
Side Effects of Amoxicillin (Amoxil)
A severe allergic reaction is the most dangerous side effect of this drug. Contact a doctor immediately if you experience the following:
Less dangerous side effects include:
Amoxicillin Drug Interactions
Be careful what you take Amoxicillin with, because it may have adverse interactions with the following: