amoxicillin

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a·mox·i·cil·lin

 (ə-mŏk′sĭ-sĭl′ĭn)
n.
A semisynthetic penicillin, C16H19N3O5S, having an antibacterial spectrum of action similar to that of ampicillin.

[am(ino)- + (hydr)ox(y) + (pen)icillin.]

amoxicillin

(əˈmɒksɪˌsɪlɪn) or

amoxycillin

n
a penicillin antibiotic used to treat a wide range of bacterial infections

am•ox•i•cil•lin

(æmˌɒk səˈsɪl ɪn, əˌmɒk-)

n.
a semisynthetic penicillin, C18H19N3O5S, taken orally as a broad-spectrum antibiotic.
[1970–75; perhaps am(ino-hydr)ox(yphenyl) + (pen) icillin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.amoxicillin - an antibioticamoxicillin - an antibiotic; a semisynthetic oral penicillin (trade names Amoxil and Larotid and Polymox and Trimox and Augmentin) used to treat bacterial infections
penicillin - any of various antibiotics obtained from Penicillium molds (or produced synthetically) and used in the treatment of various infections and diseases
Translations
amoxicilin

amoxicillin

n amoxicilina
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The cost/benefit ratio for urinary antiseptics (nitrofurantoin) is favorable, alternatively first or second generation cephalosporine or Amoxyl + clavulanic acid antimicrobials can be considered.
Its recommendation as the first line UBR antibiotic treatment is similar to the Amoxyl + clavulanic acid and its use is supported by some local and neighborhood low bacterial resistance rates (3,23).
The price of Amoxyl 500 mg, for example, shot up from Rp 1,000-Rp 1,500 per capsule in 1997 to Rp 3,000-Rp 3,100 at present.