Amoxicillin 500mg Capsule Yellow is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. It is effective in infections of the throat, ear, nasal sinuses, respiratory tract (e.g., pneumonia), urinary tract, skin and soft tissue, and typhoid fever.
Uses of Amoxicillin 500mg Capsule
What is it prescribed for?
- Acute otitis media
Acute Otitis media (AOM), is an infection of the middle ear (the area behind the eardrum), common in infants and young children. Amoxicillin 500 MG Capsule is used to treat acute otitis media caused by bacteria.
Sinusitis is the swelling of membranes that line your nose and surrounding sinuses. It is often caused by bacteria and sometimes, viruses and fungi. You may experience a stuffed nose and pain or pressure behind your eyes, nose, cheeks, or forehead. Amoxicillin 500 MG Capsule is used to treat bacterial sinusitis.
- Lung infections
Amoxicillin 500 MG Capsule is used to treat the following lung infections: 1. Pneumonia:- It is an infection of the air sacs in the lungs (either single or both lungs). It can be bacterial and viral. Amoxicillin 500 MG Capsule is used to treat pneumonia caused by bacteria. 2. Bronchitis:- It is the swelling and irritation of bronchial tubes that regulates air passage in the lungs. Amoxicillin 500 MG Capsule is used to treat bronchitis caused by bacteria.
- Skin and soft tissue infections
Skin and soft tissue infections occur when the bacteria invade the skin and its supporting structures. Amoxicillin 500 MG Capsule is used to treat all skin infections including abscess (puss pockets) caused by bacteria.
Cystitis is the swelling of the urinary bladder usually caused by a bacterial infection. Amoxicillin 500 MG Capsule is used to treat cystitis caused by E.coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Enterococci, and Klebsiella species.
Gonorrhoea is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by Neisseria gonorrhoea bacteria that infects both men and women. It spreads during vaginal, oral or anal sex, without protection. Amoxicillin 500 MG Capsule is used to treat the gonococcal infection.
- Peptic Ulcer
A peptic ulcer is a sore on the lining of your stomach or intestine. Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is a bacteria that cause ulcers. Amoxicillin 500 MG Capsule is used in combination with antacids/anti-ulcerative medicines for the treatment of H. pylori infections that cause peptic ulcer(s).
- Dental Abcess
A tooth abscess is a bacterial infection that occurs from an untreated cavity, decay, or injury. Your dentist will make a small cut into the abscess to drain out the pus resulting from the infection. Amoxicillin 500 MG Capsule is used to treat bacterial tooth infections and to stop it from spreading further.
- Bacterial Endocarditis
Bacterial endocarditis is an infection in the inner lining of the heart caused by bacteria. It occurs when bacteria from another part of your body travel through the blood and attach to damaged areas of your heart. Amoxicillin 500 MG Capsule is used to treat bacterial endocarditis.
Pharyngitis and tonsillitis are infections that cause swelling and soreness in the throat and tonsils. Amoxicillin 500 MG Capsule is used to treat pharyngitis, tonsillitis, and/or pharyngotonsillitis (when the infection affects both, the pharynx and the tonsils).
- Typhoid fever
Typhoid fever is a bacterial infection caused by Salmonella Typhi. This bacteria is spread through contaminated food or water by a human carrier. Amoxicillin 500 MG Capsule is used to treat typhoid fever.
Pyelonephritis is the swelling of the kidneys due to bacterial infection. This infection starts in your urethra or bladder and spreads through the ureters to the kidneys. Amoxicillin 500 MG Capsule is used to treat Pyelonephritis.
SIDE EFFECTS OF AMOXICILLIN CAPSULE
Common side effects of Amoxicillin
- Allergic reaction
HOW TO USE AMOXICILLIN CAPSULE
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Amoxicillin 500 Capsule Yellow may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.