Active substances: Amoxicillin
Serious side effects are rare and happen in less than 1 in 1,000 people. Call a doctor straight away if you get: diarrhoea possibly with stomach cramps that contains blood or mucus.
Do not take any other medicines to treat diarrhoea without speaking to a pharmacist or doctor.
Pregnancy and breastfeeding It's usually safe to take amoxicillin during pregnancy and while breastfeeding. Important For safety, tell your doctor if you're trying to get pregnant, are already pregnant or if you're breastfeeding.Is is dangerous to give to.
Cautions with other medicines There are some medicines that don't mix well with amoxicillin. Tell your doctor if you're taking these medicines before you start taking amoxicillin: methotrexate a blood thinner called warfarin gout medicines called probenecid and allopurinol other antibiotics Mixing amoxicillin with herbal remedies and supplements There are no known problems with taking herbal remedies and supplements alongside amoxicillin.
Important For safety, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you're taking any other medicines, including herbal remedies, vitamins or supplements.
Common questions How does amoxicillin work? Amoxicillin is a similar antibiotic to penicillin.
Read the medication guide or patient instructions provided with each medication. Do not change your doses or medication schedule without your doctor's advice.
Use this medicine for the full prescribed length of time, even if your symptoms quickly improve. Skipping doses can increase your risk of infection that is resistant to medication.
Amoxicillin will not treat a viral infection such as the flu or a common cold. Do not share this medicine with another person, even if they have the same symptoms you have.
This medicine can affect the results of certain medical tests.