Always consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking amoxicillin.
If your condition does not improve or becomes worse, then call your doctor.
Driving or operating machinery should be avoided until you know how amoxicillin affects you, as it may cause an adverse reaction.
Do NOT use amoxicillin if:
- You are allergic to amoxicillin, cephalosporins, or to any other penicillin antibiotic;
- You have asthma, liver or kidney disease, a bleeding clotting disorder, or mononucleosis;
- You are taking a tetracycline antibiotic.
Use of amoxicillin during pregnancy or breast feeding does not appear to be harmful. Consult your doctor or health care professional before taking amoxicillin.
Refer to your doctor or pharmacist for guidelines on dosage. Do not exceed what they advise. Usual dose for adults is: 500mg. Usual dose for children is: 40mg – 90mg a day depending on age and bodyweight.
Possible interactions with amoxicillin include methotrexate. Amoxicillin should not be taken with alcohol. Consult with your doctor about any medications you are taking, before your treatment with amoxicillin capsules.