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In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

In the US, Amoxicillin (amoxicillin systemic) is a member of the drug class aminopenicillins and is used to treat Actinomycosis, Anthrax Prophylaxis, Bacterial Endocarditis Prevention, Bacterial Infection, Bladder Infection, Bronchiectasis, Bronchitis, Chlamydia Infection, Cutaneous Bacillus anthracis, Dental Abscess, Helicobacter Pylori Infection, Lyme Disease - Arthritis, Lyme Disease - Carditis, Lyme Disease - Erythema Chronicum Migrans, Lyme Disease - Neurologic, Otitis Media, Pneumonia, Sinusitis, Skin or Soft Tissue Infection, Spleen Removal, Tonsillitis/Pharyngitis, Upper Respiratory Tract Infection and Urinary Tract Infection.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Beta-lactam antibacterial: Penicillin with extended spectrum

Chemical Names

(-)-6-[2-amino-2-(p-hydroxyphenyl)acetamido]-3,3-dimetyl-7-oxo-4-tia-1-azabicyclo[3.2.0]heptane-2-carboxylic acid (WHO)

4-tia-1-azabicyclo[3.2.0]heptane-2-carboxylic acid, 6-[[amino(4-hydroxyphenyl)acetyl]amino]-3,3-dimetyl-7-oxo-, trihydrate[2S-[2α,5α,6β(S*)]]- (USAN)

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International Drug Name Search


BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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Important Notice: The international database is in BETA release. This means it is still under development and may contain inaccuracies. It is not intended as a substitute for the expertise and judgement of your physician, pharmacist or other healthcare professional. It should not be construed to indicate that the use of any medication in any country is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Consult with your healthcare professional before taking any medication.