Amoxicillin is reported as an ingredient of Largopen in the following countries: Turkey
Amoxicillin is a prescription antibiotic. It’s used to treat infections caused by a certain type of bacteria. It may be used as part of combination therapy. This means you may need to take it with other medications.
Amoxicillin belongs to a class of drugs called penicillins. A class of drugs is a group of medications that work in a similar way. These drugs are often used to treat similar conditions.
Amoxicillin works by killing bacteria and stopping its growth in your body.
Taking amoxicillin with certain medications raises your risk of side effects from amoxicillin. This is because the amount of amoxicillin in your body may be increased. Examples of these drugs include:
- Probenecid: If you use these drugs together, your doctor will likely keep your dosage of amoxicillin the same.
- Allopurinol: If you use these drugs together, you may develop a rash.
Amoxicillin can cause a severe allergic reaction. Symptoms can include:
- trouble breathing
- swelling of your throat or tongue
If you have an allergic reaction, call your doctor or local poison control centre right away.
Dosage for infections of the ears, nose, and throat
Adult dosage (ages 18–64 years)
Typical dosage is 500 mg every 12 hours or 250 mg every 8 hours.