Amoxicillin

Overview

Categories

Primary Characterstics

Indications

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Pharmacokinetics

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Contraindications

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Drug Interactions

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Side Effects

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Dosage

Amoxicillin's dosage details are as follows:
Dose Single Dose Frequency Route Instructions

Adult Dosage

0.25 to 0.5 g0.38 (0.375)8 hourlyPO,IV,IMDoses vary according to indication. In typhoid fever and Meningitis , 150 mg/Kg/day in adults and 100-150 mg/kg/day in children should be given. Doses greater than 500 mg is given in divided doses.

Paedriatic Dosage (20kg)

50 to 100 mg/kg75 (75)6 hourlyIntra Muscular
50 to 100 mg/kg75 (75)6 hourlyIntra Venous
20 to 40 mg/kg30 (30)8 hourlyOral

Neonatal Dosage (3kg)

12.5 to 25 mg/kg19 (18.75)6 hourlyIntramuscular
12.5 to 25 mg/kg19 (18.75)6 hourlyIntravenous

High Risk Groups

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Warning / Precautions

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Storage Conditions

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Interference in Pathology

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Brands / Trade Names of Amoxicillin

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