Amoxicillin is a prescription medication used
to treat certain bacterial infections such as pneumonia, bronchitis, gonorrhea, and certain
types of ulcers. It can also treat bacterial infections of the ears, nose, throat, urinary
tract, and skin. This medication belongs to a group of drugs called penicillin antibiotics,
which work by blocking the growth of bacteria. Amoxicillin comes as a capsule, tablet, and
oral suspension forms. This medication is taken up to 3 times daily, with or without
food. Common side effects include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and headache. This medication
is only to be used if prescribed by your healthcare provider. For RxWiki, I’m Lindsay Morrison.