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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6-8) These guidelines were endorsed by Israel in 2006 and 2010, (9,10) recommending amoxicillin as first line treatment for AOM, in a dosage of 80-90 mg/kg/day and for a duration of 10 days in children <2 years of age and of 5-7 days in children >2 years of age without risk factors.
Subsequently, amoxicillin has become one of the most common antibiotics prescribed for children.
The presence of pharmaceutical compound as [beta]-lactam antibiotic amoxicillin and its derivatives in the effluent of sewage treatment plants demonstrates the need to improve the treatment efficiency before discharge in water resources [2].
The content of Amoxicillin in the medicine produced by Theon was found to be 20 to 30 per cent less than the quantity mentioned on its label.
The analysis was based on almost 1 million prescriptions for amoxicillin, approximately 600,000 for azithromycin, and about 200,000 for levofloxacin.