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Amoxicillin 500mg Capsules

Size: 21 Capsules

Size: 21 Capsules Private Prescription



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Description Amoxicillin capsules contains Amoxicillin as the active ingredient which belongs to a class of antibiotics called penicillins. The capsules are used to treat infections caused by bacteria that are susceptible to amoxicillin. These include: bronchitis, pneumonia, middle ear, gynaecological, urinary tract, skin (e.g. cellulitis), meningitis, typhoid, dental abscess, blood poisoning, heart inflammation. Amoxicillin capsules are also used for prevention of the infection after tooth removal or other surgery.

Amoxicillin Capsules should be swallowed with water. Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor pharmacist has told you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure. Adults and children weighing more than 40kg: The usual dose is 250mg - 500mg every 8hours. Children's: children weighing less than 40kg who are able to swallow capsules. All doses are worked out depending on the child's body weight in kilograms. Your doctor will advice you how much Amoxicillin capsules you should give to your baby or child. Usual dose - 40mg to 90mg for each kilogram of body weight a day, given in two or three divided doses. Elderly and those with kidney problem: The dose may need to be reduced.

The active substance is Amoxicillin Trihydrate. Each 500mg capsule contains 500mg Amoxicillin Trihydrate.
The other ingredients are Magnesium Stearate (E572), Colloidal Anhydrous Silica, Titanium Dioxide (E171), Iron Oxides Red (E172), Iron Oxides Yellow (E172), Erythrosine (E127), Indigo-Carmine (E132) and Gelatin. The ink is composed of Shellac, Dehydrated Alcohol, Isopropyl Alcohol, Butyl Alcohol, Propylene Glycol, Strong Ammonia Solution, Potassium Hydroxide, Black Iron Oxide (E172).

Keep out of the reach and sight of children. Read the enclosed leaflet before taking. Talk to your doctor before taking if you are allergic to any of the ingredients, pregnant, planning to become pregnant, breast feeding, suffer from kidney problems, have glandular fever, having urine or blood tests or taking any other medication.

Prescription required
Before we can send your order we will need your original prescription from your GP.

*There is a minimum prescription dispensing charge of £9.00 per item