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A semisynthetic penicillin, C16H19N3O5S, having an antibacterial spectrum of action similar to that of ampicillin.

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


(əˈmɒksɪˌsɪlɪn) or


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


(æmˌɒk səˈsɪl ɪn, əˌmɒk-)

a semisynthetic penicillin, C18H19N3O5S, taken orally as a broad-spectrum antibiotic.
[1970–75; perhaps am(ino-hydr)ox(yphenyl) + (pen) icillin]
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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


n amoxicilina
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Amoxicillin is a potent bactericidal aminopenicillin which is a b-Lactam antibiotic combined with Dicloxacillin, a b-Lactamase inhibitor.
With respect to beta-lactam antibiotics, a cumulative fT > MIC around 30 h was correlated to maximum cure rate for serum aminopenicillin concentration.
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Our field sales force, marketing, trade and managed care teams are all working to build upon the momentum we have created so far by increasing awareness of MOXATAG's valuable benefits, which include convenience, compliance and a lower overall dose compared to conventional aminopenicillin therapies for strep throat.
In the empirical therapy, the broad spectrum bactericidal ABAs like Aminopenicillin and Fluoroquinolones are generally preferred by the treating physicians.
A video shows how MiddleBrook's proprietary drug delivery technology, PULSYS[R], prolongs the release and absorption of amoxicillin from MOXATAG to effectively treat bacterial pharyngitis and tonsillitis at a daily dose of 775 mg, which is lower than currently prescribed aminopenicillin therapies.
Linezolid was as effective as aminopenicillin and [beta]-lactamase inhibitors for the treatment of diabetic foot infections, and had greater efficacy for the treatment of infected foot ulcers, in a randomized open-label trial.
Table 15: Aminopenicillin susceptibility results for Escherichia coli isolates in the five major EU markets, 2002-07
When appropriate, combine the aminoglycoside with an aminopenicillin.