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Amoxicillin is an antibiotic. It works to kill bacteria that cause infections. Amoxicillin is in the penicillin family of antibiotics. Amoxicillin comes in different forms. Follow dosing instructions carefully.
May be taken as a chewable tablet by mouth
May be taken as a capsule by mouth
May be taken as a liquid by mouth
Symptoms of an allergic reaction include: rash, hives, itching, chills, fever, headache, muscle ache, shortness of breath, coughing, tightness in the throat, swelling of the face or neck
Not all patients who take amoxicillin will experience these side effects. Common side effects are in bold, but there may be others. Please report all suspected side effects to your doctor or pharmacist.
Be sure to discuss these and other recommendations with your doctor or pharmacist.