Antimicrobials
Amoxicillin

Amoxicillin

Low
Excellent

Spectrum of Activity

Dosing

General Information

  • Treatment of infections due to beta-hemolytic streptococcus (Streptococci group A/B/C/G) such as skin infections, pharyngitis
  • Community acquired pneumonia
  • Acute exacerbation of COPD
  • Bacterial sinusitis
  • Dental infections or prophylaxis prior to dental procedures when indicated
  • Enterococcus faecalis infections
  • Allergy/rash (immediate or delayed), especially in setting of mononucleosis infection
  • Cytopenias

Allopurinol - increased rash

Antimicrobial class: Aminopenicillin

Pregnancy category: B

Average serum half life: 1 hour

Urine penetration: Therapeutic

Lung penetration: Therapeutic

CSF penetration: NOT Therapeutic

Biliary penetration: Therapeutic