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Artwork Same Size
Size: 381 x 58 mm

TO THE PHARMACIST: To prepare,
add 58ml of potable water and shake
until all the powder is dispersed.
Each 5ml contains 125mg
Amoxicillin (as trihydrate) as the
active ingredient.

Kaypee Design

Also contains Sucrose and Sunset
yellow (E110). See leaflet for further
information

5 060013 940187

TO THE PATIENT: For oral use. Use
as instructed by a physician. Read
the package leaflet before use. Keep
the container tightly closed. Shake
well before each use. Use within 7
days of preparation. Complete the
prescribed course of treatment.

Kaypee Design

Keep this medicine out of the sight
and reach of children.

PL 17907/0008
Code: BL 502

Store in a cool dry place, below
25°C.

TO THE PHARMACIST: To prepare,
add 58ml of potable water and shake
until all the powder is dispersed.

· a severe form of allergic reaction called DRESS syndrome which may show up

with the following symptoms: fever, skin rash, joint pain, swelling of glands,
abnormalities of blood including increase in blood cells called eosinophils,
abnormalities of kidney and liver function
· inflammation of the protective membrane surrounding the brain (aseptic
meningitis)
· fever, chills, a sore throat or other signs of an infection, or if you bruise easily.
These may be signs of a problem with your blood cells
· the Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction which occurs during treatment with Amoxicillin for
Lyme disease and causes fever, chills, headache, muscle pain and skin rash.
· inflammation of the large bowel (colon) with diarrhoea (sometimes containing
blood), pain and fever
· serious liver side effects may occur. They are mainly associated with people
having treatment over a long period, males and the elderly. You must tell your
doctor urgently if you get:
o severe diarrhoea with bleeding
o blisters, redness or bruising of the skin
o darker urine or paler stools
o yellowing of the skin or the whites of the eyes (jaundice). See also anaemia
below which might result in jaundice.
These can happen when having the medicine or for up to several weeks after.
If any of the above happens stop taking the medicine and see your doctor
straight away. Sometimes you may get less severe skin reactions such as:
· a mildly itchy rash (round, pink-red patches), 'hive-like' swollen areas on

Each 5ml contains 125mg Amoxicillin
(as trihydrate) as the active
ingredient.
Also contains Sucrose and Sunset
yellow (E110). See leaflet for further
information.
TO THE PATIENT: For oral use. Use
as instructed by a physician. Read
the package leaflet before use. Keep
the container tightly closed. Shake
well before each use. Use within 7
days of preparation. Complete the
prescribed course of treatment.
Keep this medicine out of the sight
and reach of children.
Store in a cool dry place, below 25°C.

V13 20-04-16 D0

Base Label
Size: 124 x 58 mm

forearms, legs, palms, hands or feet. This is uncommon (may affect up to 1 in 100 people).
If you have any of these talk to your doctor as Amoxicillin will need to be stopped.
The other possible side effects are:
Common (may affect up to 1 in 10 people)
· skin rash
· feeling sick (nausea)
· diarrhoea.
Uncommon (may affect up to 1 in 100 people)
· being sick (vomiting).
·Rare (may affect up to 1 in 100 people)
· drug fever
Very rare (may affect up to 1 in 10,000 people)
· thrush (a yeast infection of the vagina, mouth or skin folds), you can get treatment for thrush from
your doctor or pharmacist
· kidney problems
· fits (convulsions), seen in patients on high doses or with kidney problems
· dizziness
· hyperactivity
· crystals in the urine, which may be seen as cloudy urine, or difficulty or discomfort in passing urine.
Make sure you drink plenty of fluids to reduce the chance of these symptoms
· teeth may appear stained, usually returning to normal with brushing (this has been reported in children)
· the tongue may change to yellow, brown or black and it may have a hairy appearance
· an excessive breakdown of red blood cells causing a type of anaemia. Signs include: tiredness,

headaches, shortness of breath, dizziness, looking pale and yellowing of the skin and the whites of the
eyes
low number of white blood cells
low number of cells involved with blood clotting
the blood may take longer to clot than it normally would. You may notice this if you have a nosebleed or
cut yourself.
Not known (frequency cannot be estimated from the available data)
· allergic acute cardiac syndrome (kounis syndrome)
· skin eruption
· pins and needles
·Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects
not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at:
www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard. By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety
of this medicine.
5. How to store this medicine
· Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
· Store in a cool dry place, below 25°C.
· Do not use this medicine after the expiry date shown on the label. The expiry date refers to
the last day of that month.
· Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist
how to throw away medicines you no longer use. These measures will help protect the
environment.
·
·
·

6. Contents of the pack and other information
What Amoxicillin Oral Suspension contains
· There are two strengths available, each 5ml of the suspension either contains 125mg or 250mg of
the active ingredient Amoxicillin (as amoxicillin trihydrate).
· The other ingredients are: sodium benzoate (E211), disodium edetate, sodium citrate, flavour
orange/bramble, sunset yellow (E110) and sucrose.
Amoxicillin Oral Suspension is a citrus flavoured suspension.
Amoxicillin Oral Suspension is presented as a powder in bottles for preparing 100ml of
suspension.
Marketing Authorisation Holder and Manufacturer
Name and address:
Bristol Laboratories Ltd,
Unit 3, Canalside, Northbridge Road, Berkhamsted,
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, HP4 1EG
Telephone:
0044 (0)1442 200922
Fax:
0044(0)1442 873717
Email:
info@bristol-labs.co.uk
Amoxicillin 125mg/5ml Oral Suspension BP; PL 17907/0008
This leaflet was last revised in April 2016
To request a copy of this leaflet in Braille, large print or audio format, please contact the licence holder
at the address (or telephone, fax, email) above.

Ph. Code

381 mm

Read all of this leaflet carefully before you start taking this medicine because it contains
important information for you.
· Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
· If you have any further queries, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
· This medicine has been prescribed for you only. Do not pass it on to others. It may harm
them, even if their signs of illness are the same as yours.
· If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, or pharmacist. This includes any possible
side effects not listed in this leaflet. See section 4.
What is in this leaflet
1. What this medicine is and what it is used for
2. What you need to know before you take this medicine
3. How to take this medicine
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store this medicine
6. Contents of the pack and other information
1. What this medicine is and what it is used for
Amoxicillin is an antibiotic. The active ingredient is amoxicillin. This belongs to a group of medicines
called 'penicillin'.
Amoxicillin is used to treat infections caused by bacteria in different parts of the body. Amoxicillin
may also be used in combination with other medicines to treat stomach ulcers.
2. What you need to know before you take this medicine
Do not take this medicine if you:

· are allergic to amoxicillin, PENICILLINS, cephalosporins or to any of the other ingredients of this

medicine (listed in section 6).
· have ever had an allergic reaction to any antibiotic. This can include a skin rash or swelling of the

face or throat.
Do not take Amoxicillin if any of the above apply. If you are not sure, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before
taking Amoxicillin.
Warnings and precautions
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Amoxicillin if you have:
· have glandular fever (fever, sore throat, swollen glands and extreme tiredness)
· have kidney problems
· are not urinating regularly.
If you are not sure if any of the above apply to you, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking
Amoxicillin.
Effect on Urine or Blood tests
If you are having:
Ÿ Urine tests (glucose) or blood tests for liver function
Ÿ Oestriol tests (used during pregnancy to check the baby is developing normally)
Tell your doctor or pharmacist that you are taking Amoxicillin This is because Amoxicillin can affect the
results of these tests
Other medicines and Amoxicillin
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines.
· If you are taking allopurinol (used for gout) with Amoxicillin it may be more likely that you will have
an allergic skin reaction.

If you are taking probenecid (used for gout), your doctor may decide to adjust your dose of Amoxicillin .
If you are taking medicines to help stop blood clots (such as warfarin), you may need extra blood tests.
If you are taking other antibiotics (such as tetracycline) Amoxicillin may be less effective.
If you are taking methotrexate (used for the treatment of cancer and severe psoriasis) Amoxicillin
may cause an increase in side effects.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your
doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine.
Driving and using machines
Amoxicillin can have side effects and the symptoms (such as allergic reactions, dizziness and convulsions)
may make you unfit to drive.
Do not drive or operate machinery unless you are feeling well.
Important information about some of the ingredients of this medicine
· This medicine contains SUCROSE.
· If you have been told by your doctor that you or your child have intolerance to some sugars,
contact your doctor before taking this medicine.
· This medicine also contains sunset yellow (E110) which may cause allergic reactions.
3. How to take this medicine
· Always take this medicine as advised by your doctor. You should check with your doctor or
pharmacist if you are not sure.
· Shake bottle well before each dose.
· Space the doses evenly during the day, at least 4 hours apart
The usual dose is:

·
·
·
·

381 mm

Children weighing less than 40 kg
· All doses are worked out depending on the child's body weight in kilograms.
· Your doctor will advise you how much Amoxicillin you should give to your baby or child.
· The usual dose is 40 mg to 90 mg for each kilogram of body weight a day given in two or three

divided doses.
· The maximum recommended dose is 100 mg for each kilogram of body weight a day.
Adults, elderly patients and children weighing 40 kg or more
This suspension is not usually prescribed for adults and children weighing more than 40 kg. Ask your doctor
or pharmacist for advice.
Kidney problems
If you have kidney problems the dose might be lower than the usual dose.
If you take more Amoxicillin than you should
If you have taken too much Amoxicillin, signs might be an upset stomach (feeling sick, being sick or
diarrhoea) or crystals in the urine, which may be seen as cloudy urine, or problems urinating. Talk to your
doctor as soon as possible. Take the medicine to show the doctor.
If you forget to take Amoxicillin
· If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember.
· Do not take the next dose too soon, wait about 4 hours before taking the next dose.
· Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.
How long should you take Amoxicillin for?
· Keep taking Amoxicillin for as long as your doctor has told you to, even if you feel better. You need every
dose to help fight the infection. If some bacteria survive they can cause the infection to come back.
· Once you finish treatment, if you still feel unwell you should go back to see the doctor.

Thrush (a yeast infection of moist areas of the body which can cause soreness, itching and white discharge)
may develop if Amoxicillin is used for a long time. If this occurs tell your doctor.
If you take Amoxicillin for a long time, your doctor may perform additional tests to check your kidneys, liver
and blood are working normally.
If you have any further questions on the use of this medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
4. Possible Side Effects
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Stop taking Amoxicillin and see a doctor straight away, if you notice any of the following serious
side effects – you may need urgent medical treatment:
The following side effects are very rare:
· allergic reactions, the signs may include: skin itching or rash, swelling of the face, lips, tongue, body or
breathing difficulties. These can be serious and occasionally deaths have occurred
· rash or pinpoint flat red round spots under the skin surface or bruising of the skin. This is due to
inflammation of blood vessel walls due to an allergic reaction. It can be associated with joint pain
(arthritis) and kidney problems
· a delayed allergic reaction can occur usually 7 to 12 days after having Amoxicillin, some signs include:
rashes, fever, joint pains and enlargement of the lymph nodes especially under the arms
· a skin reaction known as 'erythema multiforme' where you may develop:
itchy reddish purple patches on the skin especially on the palms of the hands or soles of the feet, 'hivelike' raised swollen areas on the skin, tender areas on the surfaces of the mouth, eyes and genitals. You
may have a fever and be very tired
· other severe skin reactions can include: changes in skin colour, bumps under the skin, blistering,
pustules, peeling, redness, pain, itching, scaling. These may be associated with fever, headaches and
body aches

TO THE PHARMACIST: To prepare,
add 58ml of potable water and shake
until all the powder is dispersed.

Artwork Same Size
Size: 381 x 58 mm

Each 5ml contains 250mg
Amoxicillin (as trihydrate) as the
active ingredient.
Also contains Sucrose and Sunset
yellow (E110). See leaflet for further
information.

Base Label
Size: 124 x 58 mm

Kaypee Design

5 060013 940194

Kaypee Design

Keep this medicine out of the sight
and reach of children.

PL 17907/0009
Code: BL 502

Store in a cool dry place, below
25°C.

TO THE PHARMACIST: To prepare,
add 58ml of potable water and shake
until all the powder is dispersed.

· a severe form of allergic reaction called DRESS syndrome which may show up

with the following symptoms: fever, skin rash, joint pain, swelling of glands,
abnormalities of blood including increase in blood cells called eosinophils,
abnormalities of kidney and liver function
· inflammation of the protective membrane surrounding the brain (aseptic
meningitis)
· fever, chills, a sore throat or other signs of an infection, or if you bruise easily.
These may be signs of a problem with your blood cells
· the Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction which occurs during treatment with Amoxicillin for
Lyme disease and causes fever, chills, headache, muscle pain and skin rash.
· inflammation of the large bowel (colon) with diarrhoea (sometimes containing
blood), pain and fever
· serious liver side effects may occur. They are mainly associated with people
having treatment over a long period, males and the elderly. You must tell your
doctor urgently if you get:
o severe diarrhoea with bleeding
o blisters, redness or bruising of the skin
o darker urine or paler stools
o yellowing of the skin or the whites of the eyes (jaundice). See also anaemia
below which might result in jaundice.
These can happen when having the medicine or for up to several weeks after.
If any of the above happens stop taking the medicine and see your doctor
straight away. Sometimes you may get less severe skin reactions such as:
· a mildly itchy rash (round, pink-red patches), 'hive-like' swollen areas on

Each 5ml contains 250mg Amoxicillin
(as trihydrate) as the active
ingredient.
Also contains Sucrose and Sunset
yellow (E110). See leaflet for further
information.
TO THE PATIENT: For oral use. Use
as instructed by a physician. Read
the package leaflet before use. Keep
the container tightly closed. Shake
well before each use. Use within 7
days of preparation. Complete the
prescribed course of treatment.
Keep this medicine out of the sight
and reach of children.
Store in a cool dry place, below 25°C.

V8 20-04-16 D0

TO THE PATIENT: For oral use. Use
as instructed by a physician. Read
the package leaflet before use. Keep
the container tightly closed. Shake
well before each use. Use within 7
days of preparation. Complete the
prescribed course of treatment.

forearms, legs, palms, hands or feet. This is uncommon (may affect up to 1 in 100
people).
If you have any of these talk to your doctor as Amoxicillin will need to be stopped.
The other possible side effects are:
Common (may affect up to 1 in 10 people)
· skin rash
· feeling sick (nausea)
· diarrhoea.
Uncommon (may affect up to 1 in 100 people)
· being sick (vomiting).
Rare (may affect up to 1 in 100 people)
· drug fever
Very rare (may affect up to 1 in 10,000 people)
· thrush (a yeast infection of the vagina, mouth or skin folds), you can get treatment for thrush from
your doctor or pharmacist
· kidney problems
· fits (convulsions), seen in patients on high doses or with kidney problems
· dizziness
· hyperactivity
· crystals in the urine, which may be seen as cloudy urine, or difficulty or discomfort in passing urine.
Make sure you drink plenty of fluids to reduce the chance of these symptoms
· teeth may appear stained, usually returning to normal with brushing (this has been reported in children)
· the tongue may change to yellow, brown or black and it may have a hairy appearance

· an excessive breakdown of red blood cells causing a type of anaemia. Signs include: tiredness,

headaches, shortness of breath, dizziness, looking pale and yellowing of the skin and the whites of the
eyes
· low number of white blood cells
· low number of cells involved with blood clotting
· the blood may take longer to clot than it normally would. You may notice this if you have a

nosebleed or cut yourself.
Not known (frequency cannot be estimated from the available data)
· allergic acute cardiac syndrome (kounis syndrome)
· skin eruption
· pins and needles
Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects
not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at:
www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard. By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety
of this medicine.
5. How to store this medicine
Ÿ Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
Ÿ Store in a cool dry place, below 25°C.
Ÿ Do not use this medicine after the expiry date shown on the label. The expiry date refers to the last
day of that month.
Ÿ Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to
throw away medicines you no longer use. These measures will help protect the environment.

6. Contents of the pack and other information
What Amoxicillin Oral Suspension contains
Ÿ There are two strengths available, each 5ml of the suspension either contains 125mg or 250mg of
the active ingredient Amoxicillin (as amoxicillin trihydrate).
Ÿ The other ingredients are: sodium benzoate (E211), disodium edetate, sodium citrate, flavour
orange/bramble, sunset yellow (E110) and sucrose.
Amoxicillin Oral Suspension is a citrus flavoured suspension.
Amoxicillin Oral Suspension is presented as a powder in bottles for preparing 100ml of
suspension.
Marketing Authorisation Holder and Manufacturer
Name and address:
Bristol Laboratories Ltd,
Unit 3, Canalside, Northbridge Road, Berkhamsted,
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, HP4 1EG
Telephone:
0044 (0)1442 200922
Fax:
0044(0)1442 873717
Email:
info@bristol-labs.co.uk
Amoxicillin 250mg/5ml Oral Suspension BP; PL 17907/0009
This leaflet was last revised in April 2016
To request a copy of this leaflet in Braille, large print or audio format, please contact the licence holder
at the address (or telephone, fax, email) above.

Ph. Code

381 mm

Read all of this leaflet carefully before you start taking this medicine because it contains
important information for you.
Ÿ Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
Ÿ If you have any further queries, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Ÿ This medicine has been prescribed for you only. Do not pass it on to others. It may harm
them, even if their signs of illness are the same as yours.
Ÿ If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, or pharmacist. This includes any possible
side effects not listed in this leaflet. See section 4.
What is in this leaflet
1. What this medicine is and what it is used for
2. What you need to know before you take this medicine
3. How to take this medicine
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store this medicine
6. Contents of the pack and other information
1. What this medicine is and what it is used for
Amoxicillin is an antibiotic. The active ingredient is amoxicillin. This belongs to a group of medicines
called 'penicillin'.
Amoxicillin is used to treat infections caused by bacteria in different parts of the body. Amoxicillin
may also be used in combination with other medicines to treat stomach ulcers.
2. What you need to know before you take this medicine
Do not take this medicine if you:

Ÿ are allergic to amoxicillin, PENICILLINS, cephalosporins or to any of the other ingredients of this

medicine (listed in section 6).
Ÿ have ever had an allergic reaction to any antibiotic. This can include a skin rash or swelling of the

face or throat.
Do not take Amoxicillin if any of the above apply. If you are not sure, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before
taking Amoxicillin.
Warnings and precautions
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Amoxicillin if you have:
Ÿ have glandular fever (fever, sore throat, swollen glands and extreme tiredness)
· have kidney problems
· are not urinating regularly.
If you are not sure if any of the above apply to you, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking
Amoxicillin.
Effect on Urine or Blood tests
If you are having:
Ÿ Urine tests (glucose) or blood tests for liver function
Ÿ Oestriol tests (used during pregnancy to check the baby is developing normally)
Tell your doctor or pharmacist that you are taking Amoxicillin This is because Amoxicillin can affect the
results of these tests
Other medicines and Amoxicillin
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines.
Ÿ If you are taking allopurinol (used for gout) with Amoxicillin it may be more likely that you will have an
allergic skin reaction.

If you are taking probenecid (used for gout), your doctor may decide to adjust your dose of Amoxicillin .
If you are taking medicines to help stop blood clots (such as warfarin), you may need extra blood tests.
If you are taking other antibiotics (such as tetracycline) Amoxicillin may be less effective.
If you are taking methotrexate (used for the treatment of cancer and severe psoriasis) Amoxicillin may
cause an increase in side effects.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your
doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine.
Driving and using machines
Amoxicillin can have side effects and the symptoms (such as allergic reactions, dizziness and convulsions)
may make you unfit to drive.
Do not drive or operate machinery unless you are feeling well.
Important information about some of the ingredients of this medicine
Ÿ This medicine contains SUCROSE.
Ÿ If you have been told by your doctor that you or your child have intolerance to some sugars,
contact your doctor before taking this medicine.
Ÿ This medicine also contains sunset yellow (E110) which may cause allergic reactions.
3. How to take this medicine
Ÿ Always take this medicine as advised by your doctor. You should check with your doctor or
pharmacist if you are not sure.
Ÿ Shake bottle well before each dose.
· Space the doses evenly during the day, at least 4 hours apart
The usual dose is:

·
·
·
·

381 mm

Children weighing less than 40 kg
· All doses are worked out depending on the child's body weight in kilograms.
· Your doctor will advise you how much Amoxicillin you should give to your baby or child.
· The usual dose is 40 mg to 90 mg for each kilogram of body weight a day given in two or three divided

doses.
· The maximum recommended dose is 100 mg for each kilogram of body weight a day.
Adults, elderly patients and children weighing 40 kg or more
This suspension is not usually prescribed for adults and children weighing more than 40 kg. Ask your doctor
or pharmacist for advice.
Kidney problems
If you have kidney problems the dose might be lower than the usual dose.
If you take more Amoxicillin than you should
If you have taken too much Amoxicillin, signs might be an upset stomach (feeling sick, being sick or
diarrhoea) or crystals in the urine, which may be seen as cloudy urine, or problems urinating. Talk to your
doctor as soon as possible. Take the medicine to show the doctor.
If you forget to take Amoxicillin
· If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember.
· Do not take the next dose too soon, wait about 4 hours before taking the next dose.
· Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.
How long should you take Amoxicillin for?
· Keep taking Amoxicillin for as long as your doctor has told you to, even if you feel better. You need every
dose to help fight the infection. If some bacteria survive they can cause the infection to come back.
· Once you finish treatment, if you still feel unwell you should go back to see the doctor.

Thrush (a yeast infection of moist areas of the body which can cause soreness, itching and white discharge)
may develop if Amoxicillin is used for a long time. If this occurs tell your doctor.
If you take Amoxicillin for a long time, your doctor may perform additional tests to check your kidneys, liver
and blood are working normally.
If you have any further questions on the use of this medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
4. Possible Side Effects
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Stop taking Amoxicillin and see a doctor straight away, if you notice any of the following serious
side effects – you may need urgent medical treatment:
The following side effects are very rare:
· allergic reactions, the signs may include: skin itching or rash, swelling of the face, lips, tongue, body or
breathing difficulties. These can be serious and occasionally deaths have occurred
· rash or pinpoint flat red round spots under the skin surface or bruising of the skin. This is due to
inflammation of blood vessel walls due to an allergic reaction. It can be associated with joint pain
(arthritis) and kidney problems
· a delayed allergic reaction can occur usually 7 to 12 days after having Amoxicillin, some signs include:
rashes, fever, joint pains and enlargement of the lymph nodes especially under the arms
· a skin reaction known as 'erythema multiforme' where you may develop:
itchy reddish purple patches on the skin especially on the palms of the hands or soles of the feet, 'hivelike' raised swollen areas on the skin, tender areas on the surfaces of the mouth, eyes and genitals. You
may have a fever and be very tired
· other severe skin reactions can include: changes in skin colour, bumps under the skin, blistering,
pustules, peeling, redness, pain, itching, scaling. These may be associated with fever, headaches and
body aches

TO THE PHARMACIST: To prepare,
add 84ml of potable water and shake
until all the powder is dispersed.

Artwork Same Size
Size: 381 x 58 mm

Each 5ml contains 125mg
Amoxicillin (as trihydrate) as the
active ingredient.
Also contains Sorbitol (E420). See
leaflet for further information.

Kaypee Design

PL 17907/0044
Code: BL502

Keep this medicine out of the sight
and reach of children.

V8 20-04-16 D0

TO THE PATIENT: For oral use. Use
as instructed by a physician. Read
the package leaflet before use. Keep
the container tightly closed. Shake
well before each use. Use within 7
days of preparation. Complete the
prescribed course of treatment.

Base Label
Size: 124 x 58 mm

Kaypee Design

5 060013 941801

Do not store above 25oC. Store in
the original package.

TO THE PHARMACIST: To prepare,
add 84ml of potable water and shake
until all the powder is dispersed.

· a severe form of allergic reaction called DRESS syndrome which may show up

with the following symptoms: fever, skin rash, joint pain, swelling of glands,
abnormalities of blood including increase in blood cells called eosinophils,
abnormalities of kidney and liver function
· inflammation of the protective membrane surrounding the brain (aseptic
meningitis)
· fever, chills, a sore throat or other signs of an infection, or if you bruise easily.
These may be signs of a problem with your blood cells
· the Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction which occurs during treatment with Amoxicillin for
Lyme disease and causes fever, chills, headache, muscle pain and skin rash.
· inflammation of the large bowel (colon) with diarrhoea (sometimes containing
blood), pain and fever
· serious liver side effects may occur. They are mainly associated with people
having treatment over a long period, males and the elderly. You must tell your
doctor urgently if you get:
o severe diarrhoea with bleeding
o blisters, redness or bruising of the skin
o darker urine or paler stools
o yellowing of the skin or the whites of the eyes (jaundice). See also anaemia
below which might result in jaundice.
These can happen when having the medicine or for up to several weeks after.
If any of the above happens stop taking the medicine and see your doctor
straight away. Sometimes you may get less severe skin reactions such as:
· a mildly itchy rash (round, pink-red patches), 'hive-like' swollen areas on

Each 5ml contains 125mg
Amoxicillin (as trihydrate) as the
active ingredient.
Also contains Sorbitol (E420). See
leaflet for further information.
TO THE PATIENT: For oral use. Use
as instructed by a physician. Read
the package leaflet before use. Keep
the container tightly closed. Shake
well before each use. Use within 7
days of preparation. Complete the
prescribed course of treatment.
Keep this medicine out of the sight
and reach of children.
o

Do not store above 25 C. Store in
the original package.

forearms, legs, palms, hands or feet. This is uncommon (may affect up to 1 in 100
people).
If you have any of these talk to your doctor as Amoxicillin will need to be stopped.
The other possible side effects are:
Common (may affect up to 1 in 10 people)
· skin rash
· feeling sick (nausea)
· diarrhoea.
Uncommon (may affect up to 1 in 100 people)
· being sick (vomiting).
·Rare (may affect up to 1 in 100 people)
· drug fever
Very rare (may affect up to 1 in 10,000 people)
· thrush (a yeast infection of the vagina, mouth or skin folds), you can get treatment for thrush from
your doctor or pharmacist
· kidney problems
· fits (convulsions), seen in patients on high doses or with kidney problems
· dizziness
· hyperactivity
· crystals in the urine, which may be seen as cloudy urine, or difficulty or discomfort in passing urine.
Make sure you drink plenty of fluids to reduce the chance of these symptoms
· teeth may appear stained, usually returning to normal with brushing (this has been reported in children)
· the tongue may change to yellow, brown or black and it may have a hairy appearance

· an excessive breakdown of red blood cells causing a type of anaemia. Signs include: tiredness,

headaches, shortness of breath, dizziness, looking pale and yellowing of the skin and the whites of the
eyes
· low number of white blood cells
· low number of cells involved with blood clotting
· the blood may take longer to clot than it normally would. You may notice this if you have a nosebleed or

cut yourself.
Not known (frequency cannot be estimated from the available data)
· allergic acute cardiac syndrome (kounis syndrome)
· skin eruption
· pins and needles
·Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects
not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at:
www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard. By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety
of this medicine.
5. How to store this medicine
Ÿ Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
Ÿ Do not store above 25°C. Keep the bottle tightly closed. Store in the original packaging.
Ÿ Do not use this medicine after the expiry date shown on the label. The expiry date refers to the last
day of that month.
Ÿ Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to
throw away medicines you no longer use. These measures will help protect the environment.

6. Contents of the pack and other information
What Amoxicillin Oral Suspension SF contains
Ÿ There are two strengths available, each 5ml of the suspension either contains 125mg or 250mg of
the active ingredient Amoxicillin (as amoxicillin trihydrate).
Ÿ The other ingredients are: sodium benzoate (E211), disodium edetate, sodium citrate, citric acid
anhydrous, sorbitol (E420), colloidal anhydrous silica, saccharin sodium, banana flavour, quinoline
yellow (E104) and xanthan gum.
Amoxicillin Oral Suspension SF is a banana flavoured suspension.
Amoxicillin Oral Suspension is presented as a powder in bottles for preparing 100ml of
suspension.
Marketing Authorisation Holder and Manufacturer
Name and address:
Bristol Laboratories Ltd,
Unit 3, Canalside, Northbridge Road, Berkhamsted,
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, HP4 1EG
Telephone:
0044 (0)1442 200922
Fax:
0044(0)1442 873717
Email:
info@bristol-labs.co.uk
Amoxicillin 125mg/5ml Oral Suspension BP Sugar Free; PL 17907/0044
This leaflet was last revised in April 2016
To request a copy of this leaflet in Braille, large print or audio format, please contact the licence holder
at the address (or telephone, fax, email) above.

Ph. Code

381 mm

Read all of this leaflet carefully before you start taking this medicine because it contains
important information for you.
Ÿ Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
Ÿ If you have any further queries, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Ÿ This medicine has been prescribed for you only. Do not pass it on to others. It may harm
them, even if their signs of illness are the same as yours.
Ÿ If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, or pharmacist. This includes any possible
side effects not listed in this leaflet. See section 4.
What is in this leaflet:
1. What this medicine is and what it is used for
2. What you need to know before you take this medicine
3. How to take this medicine
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store this medicine
6. Contents of the pack and other information
1. What this medicine is and what it is used for
Amoxicillin is an antibiotic. The active ingredient is amoxicillin. This belongs to a group of medicines
called 'penicillin'.
Amoxicillin is used to treat infections caused by bacteria in different parts of the body. Amoxicillin
may also be used in combination with other medicines to treat stomach ulcers.
2. What you need to know before you take this medicine
Do not take this medicine if you:

Ÿ Are allergic to amoxicillin, PENICILLINS, cephalosporins or to any of the other ingredients of this

medicine (listed in section 6).
Ÿ have ever had an allergic reaction to any antibiotic. This can include a skin rash or swelling of the

face or throat.
Do not take Amoxicillin if any of the above apply. If you are not sure, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before
taking Amoxicillin.
Warnings and precautions
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Amoxicillin if you have:
Ÿ have glandular fever (fever, sore throat, swollen glands and extreme tiredness)
· have kidney problems
· are not urinating regularly.
If you are not sure if any of the above apply to you, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking
Amoxicillin.
Effect on Urine or Blood tests
If you are having:
Ÿ Urine tests (glucose) or blood tests for liver function
Ÿ Oestriol tests (used during pregnancy to check the baby is developing normally)
Tell your doctor or pharmacist that you are taking Amoxicillin This is because Amoxicillin can affect the
results of these tests
Other medicines and Amoxicillin
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines.
· If you are taking allopurinol (used for gout) with Amoxicillin it may be more likely that you will have
an allergic skin reaction.

If you are taking probenecid (used for gout), your doctor may decide to adjust your dose of Amoxicillin .
If you are taking medicines to help stop blood clots (such as warfarin), you may need extra blood tests.
If you are taking other antibiotics (such as tetracycline) Amoxicillin may be less effective.
If you are taking methotrexate (used for the treatment of cancer and severe psoriasis) Amoxicillin
may cause an increase in side effects.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your
doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine.
Driving and using machines
Amoxicillin can have side effects and the symptoms (such as allergic reactions, dizziness and convulsions)
may make you unfit to drive.
Do not drive or operate machinery unless you are feeling well.
Important information about some of the ingredients of this medicine
Ÿ This medicine contains Sorbitol.
Ÿ If you have been told by your doctor that you or your child have intolerance to some sugars,
contact your doctor before taking this medicine.
3. How to take this medicine
Ÿ Always take this medicine as advised by your doctor. You should check with your doctor or
pharmacist if you are not sure.
Ÿ Shake bottle well before each dose.
· Space the doses evenly during the day, at least 4 hours apart
The usual dose is:
Children weighing less than 40 kg

·
·
·
·

381 mm

· All doses are worked out depending on the child's body weight in kilograms.
· Your doctor will advise you how much Amoxicillin you should give to your baby or child.
· The usual dose is 40 mg to 90 mg for each kilogram of body weight a day given in two or three

divided doses.
· The maximum recommended dose is 100 mg for each kilogram of body weight a day.
Adults, elderly patients and children weighing 40 kg or more
This suspension is not usually prescribed for adults and children weighing more than 40 kg. Ask your doctor
or pharmacist for advice.
Kidney problems
If you have kidney problems the dose might be lower than the usual dose.
If you take more Amoxicillin than you should
If you have taken too much Amoxicillin, signs might be an upset stomach (feeling sick, being sick or
diarrhoea) or crystals in the urine, which may be seen as cloudy urine, or problems urinating. Talk to your
doctor as soon as possible. Take the medicine to show the doctor.
If you forget to take Amoxicillin
· If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember.
· Do not take the next dose too soon, wait about 4 hours before taking the next dose.
· Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.
How long should you take Amoxicillin for?
· Keep taking Amoxicillin for as long as your doctor has told you to, even if you feel better. You need every
dose to help fight the infection. If some bacteria survive they can cause the infection to come back.
· Once you finish treatment, if you still feel unwell you should go back to see the doctor.
Thrush (a yeast infection of moist areas of the body which can cause soreness, itching and white discharge)

may develop if Amoxicillin is used for a long time. If this occurs tell your doctor.
If you take Amoxicillin for a long time, your doctor may perform additional tests to check your kidneys, liver
and blood are working normally.
If you have any further questions on the use of this medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
4. Possible Side Effects
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Stop taking Amoxicillin and see a doctor straight away, if you notice any of the following serious
side effects – you may need urgent medical treatment:
The following side effects are very rare:
· allergic reactions, the signs may include: skin itching or rash, swelling of the face, lips, tongue, body or
breathing difficulties. These can be serious and occasionally deaths have occurred
· rash or pinpoint flat red round spots under the skin surface or bruising of the skin. This is due to
inflammation of blood vessel walls due to an allergic reaction. It can be associated with joint pain
(arthritis) and kidney problems
· a delayed allergic reaction can occur usually 7 to 12 days after having Amoxicillin, some signs include:
rashes, fever, joint pains and enlargement of the lymph nodes especially under the arms
· a skin reaction known as 'erythema multiforme' where you may develop:
itchy reddish purple patches on the skin especially on the palms of the hands or soles of the feet, 'hivelike' raised swollen areas on the skin, tender areas on the surfaces of the mouth, eyes and genitals. You
may have a fever and be very tired
· other severe skin reactions can include: changes in skin colour, bumps under the skin, blistering,
pustules, peeling, redness, pain, itching, scaling. These may be associated with fever, headaches and
body aches

TO THE PHARMACIST: To prepare,
add 82ml of potable water and shake
until all the powder is dispersed.

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Size: 381 x 58 mm

Each 5ml contains 250mg
Amoxicillin (as trihydrate) as the
active ingredient.
Also contains Sorbitol (E420). See
leaflet for further information.

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Base Label
Size: 124 x 58 mm
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PL 17907/0045
Code: BL502

Keep this medicine out of the sight
and reach of children.

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TO THE PATIENT: For oral use. Use
as instructed by a physician. Read
the package leaflet before use. Keep
the container tightly closed. Shake
well before each use. Use within 7
days of preparation. Complete the
prescribed course of treatment.

Do not store above 25oC. Store in
the original package.

Amoxicillin
250mg/5ml
Oral Suspension
sugar free
TO THE PHARMACIST: To prepare,
add 82ml of potable water and shake
until all the powder is dispersed.

· a severe form of allergic reaction called DRESS syndrome which may show up

with the following symptoms: fever, skin rash, joint pain, swelling of glands,
abnormalities of blood including increase in blood cells called eosinophils,
abnormalities of kidney and liver function
· inflammation of the protective membrane surrounding the brain (aseptic
meningitis)
· fever, chills, a sore throat or other signs of an infection, or if you bruise easily.
These may be signs of a problem with your blood cells
· the Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction which occurs during treatment with Amoxicillin for
Lyme disease and causes fever, chills, headache, muscle pain and skin rash.
· inflammation of the large bowel (colon) with diarrhoea (sometimes containing
blood), pain and fever
· serious liver side effects may occur. They are mainly associated with people
having treatment over a long period, males and the elderly. You must tell your
doctor urgently if you get:
o severe diarrhoea with bleeding
o blisters, redness or bruising of the skin
o darker urine or paler stools
o yellowing of the skin or the whites of the eyes (jaundice). See also anaemia
below which might result in jaundice.
These can happen when having the medicine or for up to several weeks after.
If any of the above happens stop taking the medicine and see your doctor
straight away. Sometimes you may get less severe skin reactions such as:
· a mildly itchy rash (round, pink-red patches), 'hive-like' swollen areas on

Each 5ml contains 250mg
Amoxicillin (as trihydrate) as the
active ingredient.
Also contains Sorbitol (E420). See
leaflet for further information.
TO THE PATIENT: For oral use. Use
as instructed by a physician. Read
the package leaflet before use. Keep
the container tightly closed. Shake
well before each use. Use within 7
days of preparation. Complete the
prescribed course of treatment.
Keep this medicine out of the sight
and reach of children.
o

Do not store above 25 C. Store in
the original package.

forearms, legs, palms, hands or feet. This is uncommon (may affect up to 1 in 100
people).
If you have any of these talk to your doctor as Amoxicillin will need to be stopped.
The other possible side effects are:
Common (may affect up to 1 in 10 people)
· skin rash
· feeling sick (nausea)
· diarrhoea.
Uncommon (may affect up to 1 in 100 people)
· being sick (vomiting).
·Rare (may affect up to 1 in 100 people)
· drug fever
Very rare (may affect up to 1 in 10,000 people)
· thrush (a yeast infection of the vagina, mouth or skin folds), you can get treatment for thrush from
your doctor or pharmacist
· kidney problems
· fits (convulsions), seen in patients on high doses or with kidney problems
· dizziness
· hyperactivity
· crystals in the urine, which may be seen as cloudy urine, or difficulty or discomfort in passing urine.
Make sure you drink plenty of fluids to reduce the chance of these symptoms
· teeth may appear stained, usually returning to normal with brushing (this has been reported in children)
· the tongue may change to yellow, brown or black and it may have a hairy appearance

Amoxicillin
#bej mg_/ eml
Oral Suspension
sugar free

· an excessive breakdown of red blood cells causing a type of anaemia. Signs include: tiredness,

headaches, shortness of breath, dizziness, looking pale and yellowing of the skin and the whites of the
eyes
· low number of white blood cells
· low number of cells involved with blood clotting
· the blood may take longer to clot than it normally would. You may notice this if you have a nosebleed or

cut yourself.
Not known (frequency cannot be estimated from the available data)
· allergic acute cardiac syndrome (kounis syndrome)
· skin eruption
· pins and needles
Reporting of side effects
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects
not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at:
www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard. By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety
of this medicine.
5. How to store this medicine
Ÿ Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
Ÿ Do not store above 25°C. Keep the bottle tightly closed. Store in the original packaging.
Ÿ Do not use this medicine after the expiry date shown on the label. The expiry date refers to the last
day of that month.
Ÿ Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to
throw away medicines you no longer use. These measures will help protect the environment.

6. Contents of the pack and other information
What Amoxicillin Oral Suspension SF contains
Ÿ There are two strengths available, each 5ml of the suspension either contains 125mg or 250mg of
the active ingredient Amoxicillin (as amoxicillin trihydrate).
Ÿ The other ingredients are: sodium benzoate (E211), disodium edetate, sodium citrate, citric
acid anhydrous, sorbitol (E420), colloidal anhydrous silica, saccharin sodium, banana flavour,
quinoline yellow (E104) and xanthan gum.
Amoxicillin Oral Suspension SF is a banana flavoured suspension.
Amoxicillin Oral Suspension is presented as a powder in bottles for preparing 100ml of
suspension.
Marketing Authorisation Holder and Manufacturer
Name and address:
Bristol Laboratories Ltd,
Unit 3, Canalside, Northbridge Road, Berkhamsted,
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, HP4 1EG
Telephone:
0044 (0)1442 200922
Fax:
0044(0)1442 873717
Email:
info@bristol-labs.co.uk
Amoxicillin 250mg/5ml Oral Suspension BP Sugar Free; PL 17907/0045
This leaflet was last revised in April 2016
To request a copy of this leaflet in Braille, large print or audio format, please contact the licence holder
at the address (or telephone, fax, email) above.

Ph. Code

381 mm

Read all of this leaflet carefully before you start taking this medicine because it contains
important information for you.
Ÿ Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again.
Ÿ If you have any further queries, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Ÿ This medicine has been prescribed for you only. Do not pass it on to others. It may harm
them, even if their signs of illness are the same as yours.
Ÿ If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, or pharmacist. This includes any possible
side effects not listed in this leaflet. See section 4.
What is in this leaflet:
1. What this medicine is and what it is used for
2. What you need to know before you take this medicine
3. How to take this medicine
4. Possible side effects
5. How to store this medicine
6. Contents of the pack and other information
1. What this medicine is and what it is used for
Amoxicillin is an antibiotic. The active ingredient is amoxicillin. This belongs to a group of medicines
called 'penicillin'.
Amoxicillin is used to treat infections caused by bacteria in different parts of the body. Amoxicillin
may also be used in combination with other medicines to treat stomach ulcers.
2. What you need to know before you take this medicine
Do not take this medicine if you:

Ÿ Are allergic to amoxicillin, PENICILLINS, cephalosporins or to any of the other ingredients of this

medicine (listed in section 6).
Ÿ have ever had an allergic reaction to any antibiotic. This can include a skin rash or swelling of the

face or throat.
Do not take Amoxicillin if any of the above apply. If you are not sure, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before
taking Amoxicillin.
Warnings and precautions
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Amoxicillin if you have:
Ÿ have glandular fever (fever, sore throat, swollen glands and extreme tiredness)
· have kidney problems
· are not urinating regularly.
If you are not sure if any of the above apply to you, talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking
Amoxicillin.
Effect on Urine or Blood tests
If you are having:
Ÿ Urine tests (glucose) or blood tests for liver function
Ÿ Oestriol tests (used during pregnancy to check the baby is developing normally)
Tell your doctor or pharmacist that you are taking Amoxicillin This is because Amoxicillin can affect the
results of these tests
Other medicines and Amoxicillin
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines.
Ÿ If you are taking allopurinol (used for gout) with Amoxicillin it may be more likely that you will have
an allergic skin reaction.

If you are taking probenecid (used for gout), your doctor may decide to adjust your dose of Amoxicillin .
If you are taking medicines to help stop blood clots (such as warfarin), you may need extra blood tests.
If you are taking other antibiotics (such as tetracycline) Amoxicillin may be less effective.
If you are taking methotrexate (used for the treatment of cancer and severe psoriasis) Amoxicillin
may cause an increase in side effects.
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your
doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine.
Driving and using machines
Amoxicillin can have side effects and the symptoms (such as allergic reactions, dizziness and convulsions)
may make you unfit to drive.
Do not drive or operate machinery unless you are feeling well.
Important information about some of the ingredients of this medicine
Ÿ This medicine contains Sorbitol.
Ÿ If you have been told by your doctor that you or your child have intolerance to some sugars,
contact your doctor before taking this medicine.
3. How to take this medicine
Ÿ Always take this medicine as advised by your doctor. You should check with your doctor or
pharmacist if you are not sure.
Ÿ Shake bottle well before each dose.
· Space the doses evenly during the day, at least 4 hours apart
The usual dose is:
Children weighing less than 40 kg
·
·
·
·

381 mm

· All doses are worked out depending on the child's body weight in kilograms.
· Your doctor will advise you how much Amoxicillin you should give to your baby or child.
· The usual dose is 40 mg to 90 mg for each kilogram of body weight a day given in two or three

divided doses.
· The maximum recommended dose is 100 mg for each kilogram of body weight a day.
Adults, elderly patients and children weighing 40 kg or more
This suspension is not usually prescribed for adults and children weighing more than 40 kg. Ask your doctor
or pharmacist for advice.
Kidney problems
If you have kidney problems the dose might be lower than the usual dose.
If you take more Amoxicillin than you should
If you have taken too much Amoxicillin, signs might be an upset stomach (feeling sick, being sick or
diarrhoea) or crystals in the urine, which may be seen as cloudy urine, or problems urinating. Talk to your
doctor as soon as possible. Take the medicine to show the doctor.
If you forget to take Amoxicillin
· If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember.
· Do not take the next dose too soon, wait about 4 hours before taking the next dose.
· Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.
How long should you take Amoxicillin for?
· Keep taking Amoxicillin for as long as your doctor has told you to, even if you feel better. You need every
dose to help fight the infection. If some bacteria survive they can cause the infection to come back.
· Once you finish treatment, if you still feel unwell you should go back to see the doctor.
Thrush (a yeast infection of moist areas of the body which can cause soreness, itching and white discharge)

may develop if Amoxicillin is used for a long time. If this occurs tell your doctor.
If you take Amoxicillin for a long time, your doctor may perform additional tests to check your kidneys, liver
and blood are working normally.
If you have any further questions on the use of this medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
4. Possible Side Effects
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Stop taking Amoxicillin and see a doctor straight away, if you notice any of the following serious
side effects – you may need urgent medical treatment:
The following side effects are very rare:
· allergic reactions, the signs may include: skin itching or rash, swelling of the face, lips, tongue, body or
breathing difficulties. These can be serious and occasionally deaths have occurred
· rash or pinpoint flat red round spots under the skin surface or bruising of the skin. This is due to
inflammation of blood vessel walls due to an allergic reaction. It can be associated with joint pain
(arthritis) and kidney problems
· a delayed allergic reaction can occur usually 7 to 12 days after having Amoxicillin, some signs include:
rashes, fever, joint pains and enlargement of the lymph nodes especially under the arms
· a skin reaction known as 'erythema multiforme' where you may develop:
itchy reddish purple patches on the skin especially on the palms of the hands or soles of the feet, 'hivelike' raised swollen areas on the skin, tender areas on the surfaces of the mouth, eyes and genitals. You
may have a fever and be very tired
· other severe skin reactions can include: changes in skin colour, bumps under the skin, blistering,
pustules, peeling, redness, pain, itching, scaling. These may be associated with fever, headaches and
body aches

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