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Amoxicillin - does it have sulfa or penicillin in it?

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Apr 15, 2019.

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Amoxicillin belongs to a class of drugs called penicillins. It is a penicillin type antibiotic and it does not have sulfa in it.

Amoxicillin is used to treat many different types of infection caused by bacteria, such as tonsillitis, bronchitis, pneumonia, gonorrhea, and infections of the ear, nose, throat, skin, or urinary tract.

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