Amoxicillin is an antibiotic used to treat a number of bacterial infections. These include middle ear infection, strep throat, pneumonia, skin infections, and urinary tract infections among others. It is taken by mouth, or less commonly by injection. Common adverse effects include nausea and rash
Amoxicillin treat bacterial infections, such as chest infections (including pneumonia), dental abscesses and urinary tract infections (UTIs). It's used in children, often to treat ear infections and chest infections.
Antibiotics start working almost immediately. For example, amoxicillin takes about one hour to reach peak levels in the body.
In poultry, amoxicillin is used for the treatment of susceptible infections of the alimentary, urogenital and respiratory tracts. In sheep, amoxicillin is used for the treatment of bacterial pneumonia due to Pasteurella spp. and Haemophilus spp.