Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®

US Brand Name

  1. Amoxicot
  2. Amoxil
  3. DisperMox
  4. Moxatag
  5. Moxilin
  6. Trimox

Canadian Brand Name

  1. Amoxil Pediatric
  2. Apo-Amoxi
  3. Apo-Amoxi Sugar-Free
  4. Gen-Amoxicillin
  5. Med Amoxicillin
  6. Novamoxin
  7. Novamoxin Reduced Sugar
  8. Nu-Amoxi
  9. Riva-Amoxicillin
  10. Scheinpharm Amoxicillin
  11. Zimamox


Amoxicillin is used to treat bacterial infections in many different parts of the body (ear, lungs, nose, sinus, skin, urinary tract). It is also used with other medicines (eg, clarithromycin, lansoprazole) to treat H. pylori infection and duodenal ulcers.

Amoxicillin is also used to treat tonsillitis and pharyngitis (sore throat).

Amoxicillin belongs to the group of medicines known as penicillin antibiotics. It works by killing the bacteria and preventing their growth. However, this medicine will not work for colds, flu, or other virus infections.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet
  • Powder for Suspension
  • Tablet, Chewable
  • Tablet, Extended Release
  • Capsule

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