Amoxicillin is an antibiotic that has helps to fight bacterial infections. It is produced under many different names, such as Amoxicot, Moxatag, Amoxil, and others. It belongs to the aminopenicillin class of drugs. This drug works by preventing bacteria from growing. This class of drugs is very similar to penicillin but works on a wider range of conditions.
Amoxicillin is only effective against bacterial infections. It will not work on viral infections. Amoxicillin is often used to treat skin infections, ear infections, and respiratory tract infections.
You can use amoxicillin to treat bacterial infections of various kinds. Most often Amoxicillin can also be used in combination with other drugs to treat endocarditis.
While uncommon, amoxicillin may be used to treat bladder infections, chlamydia, gonorrhea, tooth abscesses, gastroenteritis, and abdominal infections. It can also improve skin infections, ear infections, typhoid, and urinary tract infections.