Amoxil is used in the treatment of dental abscess; bacterial infection; chlamydia infection; urinary tract infection; upper respiratory tract infection (and more), and belongs to the drug class aminopenicillins. There is no proven risk in humans during pregnancy. Amoxil 250 mg is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
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Tonsillitis: 50 mg/kg/day in two divided doses. Acute otitis media: In areas with high prevalence of pneumococci with reduced susceptibility to penicillins, dosage regimens should be guided by national/local recommendations. In severe or recurrent acute otitis media, especially where compliance may be a problem, 750 mg twice a day for two days may be used as an alternative course of treatment in children aged 3 to 10 years.
Early Lyme disease (isolated erythema migrans): 50 mg/kg/day in three divided doses, over 14-21days. Treatment should be continued for 2 to 3 days following the disappearance of symptoms. It is recommended that at least 10 days treatment be given for any infection caused by beta-haemolytic streptococci in order to achieve eradication of the organism.