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RM AMOXICILLIN 250 MG CAP

Antibacterial

Contents

Each 5 mL reconstituted suspension contains:

Amoxicillin (as trihdyrate) 125 mg or 250 mg

Each capsule contains:

Amoxicillin (as trihdyrate) 50 mg or 500 mg

Price

P 5.50

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Product Details

What is this medicine used for?

For the treatment of the following infections caused by susceptible microorganisms:

  • Upper and lower respiratory tract  infections including ear, nose and throat infections (e.g., acute otitis media)
  • Gastrointestinal tract infections
  • Genitourinary tract infections
  • Skin and skin structure infections
  • Bone infections (e.g., osteomyelitis)
  • Gall bladder / Biliary tract infections
  • Helicobacter pylori infections (in combination with other drugs)
  • Lyme Disease
  • Dental abscess (as an adjunct to surgical management)

 

How much and how often should you use this medicine?

Usual Adult Dose:

250 mg to 500 mg every 8 hours or 500 mg every 12 hours,  depending on  the type and severity of infection.

 

Usual Pediatric Dose:

  • Neonates and infants ≤ 3 months: 20 to 30 mg/kg body weight/day in divided doses every 12 hours
  • Infants >3 months and Children <40 kg: 25 to 50 mg/kg body weight/day in divided doses every 8 hours or every 12 hours.

 

Directions for Reconstitution:

 

Amoxicillin Dosage Format and Pack Size

 

Volume of Distilled Water to be Added

 

Directions

 

 125 mg/5 mL

 

powder for
suspension,

 

60 mL

 

36 mL

 

 

 

Tap the bottle several times to loosen the powder before reconstitution. Add the required amount of distilled water in two portions, replace the bottle cap and shake vigorously after each addition until all contents are evenly suspended. Keep bottle tightly closed. Shake well before use.

 

250 mg/ 5 mL powder for suspension,

 

60 mL

 

36 mL

 

Store for not more than 7 days at 25°C - 30°C or not more than 14 days under refrigeration (2°C - 8°C). Protect from light.

 

Contraindications

  • Hypersensitivity to amoxicillin or any ingredient in the product
  • Methotrexate: consult your doctor if you experience nausea, vomiting, mouth ulcers

 

Availability

  • Amoxicillin 125 mg/ 5 mL Powder for Suspension,  (in bottles of 60 mL)
  • Amoxicillin 250 mg/ 5 mL Powder for Suspension, (in bottles of 60 mL)
  • Amoxicillin 250 mg Capsule, Box of 100’s  (in blister foil by 10’s)
  • Amoxicillin 500 mg Capsule, Box of 100’s (in  blister foil by 10’s)