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Amoxicillin

Generic Name: amoxicillin (am OX i sil in)
Brand Names: Amoxil, Moxatag
Amoxicillin is used to treat infections caused by bacteria, such as ear infections, bladder infections etc. Includes amoxicillin side effects, interactions and indications.

Average Savings for amoxicillin (generic): 25.82%
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Drug Information:
There are many brands and forms of amoxicillin available and not all brands are listed on this leaflet. Do not use this medication if you are allergic to amoxicillin or to any other penicillin antibiotic, such as Ampicillin (Omnipen, Principen), dicloxacillin (Dycill, Dynapen), oxacillin (Bactocill), penicillin (Beepen-VK, Ledercillin VK, Pen-V, Pen-Vee K, Pfizerpen, V-Cillin K, Veetids), and others. Before using amoxicillin, tell your doctor if you are allergic to cephalosporins such as Omnicef, Cefzil, Ceftin, Keflex, and others. Also tell your doctor if you have asthma, liver or kidney disease, a bleeding or blood clotting disorder, mononucleosis (also called "mono"), or any type of allergy. Learn more

Pickup / Home Delivery

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Amoxicillin Medicare Coverage

Overview

Does Medicare cover Amoxicillin?

Yes

100% of Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage plans cover this drug.
How much is my Amoxicillin co-pay with Medicare?

It depends. Which coverage stage are you in? Click on a tab below…

CO-PAY RANGE

$1 – $10

In the Deductible co-pay stage, you are responsible for the full cost of your prescriptions. Your Medicare deductible cannot exceed $360 in 2016.

Ways to Save on Amoxicillin

Here are some ways that may lower the cost of your amoxicillin prescription.

  • Instead of Medicare, Use a USA Rx Coupon

    If your Medicare co-pay is higher, you can save money by using a USARx coupon instead.

Amoxicillin Side Effects

For the Consumer

Applies to amoxicillin: oral capsule, oral powder for suspension, oral tablet, oral tablet chewable, oral tablet extended release

Along with its needed effects, amoxicillin may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking amoxicillin:

Incidence not known

  • Abdominal or stomach cramps or tenderness
  • back, leg, or stomach pains
  • black, tarry stools
  • bleeding gums
  • blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
  • bloating
  • blood in the urine
  • bloody nose
  • chest pain
  • chills
  • clay-colored stools
  • cough
  • dark urine
  • diarrhea
  • diarrhea, watery and severe, which may also be bloody
  • difficulty with breathing
  • difficulty with swallowing
  • dizziness
  • fast heartbeat
  • feeling of discomfort
  • fever
  • general body swelling
  • headache
  • heavier menstrual periods
  • hives or welts
  • increased thirst
  • inflammation of the joints
  • itching
  • joint or muscle pain
  • loss of appetite
  • muscle aches
  • nausea or vomiting
  • nosebleeds
  • pain
  • pain in the lower back
  • pain or burning while urinating
  • painful or difficult urination
  • pale skin
  • pinpoint red spots on the skin
  • puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
  • rash
  • red, irritated eyes
  • redness, soreness, or itching skin
  • shortness of breath
  • sore throat
  • sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
  • sores, welting, or blisters
  • sudden decrease in the amount of urine
  • swollen, lymph glands
  • tenderness
  • tightness in the chest
  • unpleasant breath odor
  • unusual bleeding or bruising
  • unusual tiredness or weakness
  • unusual weight loss
  • vomiting of blood
  • watery or bloody diarrhea
  • wheezing
  • yellow eyes or skin

Some side effects of amoxicillin may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

Less common

  • Bad, unusual, or unpleasant (after) taste
  • change in taste

Incidence not known

  • Agitation
  • black, hairy tongue
  • changes in behavior
  • confusion
  • convulsions
  • discoloration of the tooth (brown, yellow, or gray staining)
  • dizziness
  • sleeplessness
  • trouble with sleeping
  • unable to sleep
  • white patches in the mouth or throat or on the tongue
  • white patches with diaper rash

For Healthcare Professionals

Applies to amoxicillin: oral capsule, oral powder for reconstitution, oral tablet, oral tablet chewable, oral tablet dispersible, oral tablet extended release

General

The most frequently reported side effects were diarrhea, nausea, and skin rash.

Gastrointestinal

Common (1% to 10%): Diarrhea, nausea, abdominal pain

Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Vomiting

Frequency not reported: Hemorrhagic/pseudomembranous colitis, tooth discolored, black hairy tongue, glossitis, stomatitis

Postmarketing reports: Sore mouth/tongue

Dermatologic

Common (1% to 10%): Erythema, exanthema, rash

Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Urticaria, pruritus

Very rare (less than 0.01%): Angioedema, hypersensitivity vasculitis

Frequency not reported: Erythematous maculopapular rashes, erythema multiforme, Stevens-Johnson Syndrome, bullous dermatitis, exfoliative dermatitis, toxic epidermal necrolysis/Lyell's syndrome, acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis, maculopapular rash, erythema nodosum, pemphigoid reactions

Genitourinary

Common (1% to 10%): Vulvovaginal mycotic infection

Nervous system

Common (1% to 10%): Headache, taste perversion

Very rare (less than 0.01%): Convulsion, dizziness, hyperkinesia

Frequency not reported: Reversible hyperactivity, central nervous system toxicity, encephalopathy

Immunologic

Very rare (less than 0.01%): Anaphylaxis, serum sickness-like reaction

Frequency not reported: Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction

Renal

Very rare (less than 0.01%): Crystalluria, interstitial nephritis

Frequency not reported: Nephropathy

Hematologic

Very rare (less than 0.01%): Leucopenia, severe neutropenia, agranulocytosis, hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia, bleeding time prolonged, prothrombin time prolonged

Frequency not reported: Anemia, thrombocytopenic purpura, eosinophilia, platelet function defective, lymphadenopathy

Other

Common (1% to 10%): Candidiasis, fungal/mycotic infection

Very rare (less than 0.01%): Mucocutaneous candidiasis

Frequency not reported: Intestinal candidiasis, oral moniliasis, vaginal moniliasis, fever, chills

Hepatic

Very rare (less than 0.01%): Hepatitis, cholestatic jaundice, AST increased, ALT increased

Frequency not reported: Hepatic dysfunction, hepatic cholestasis, acute cytolytic hepatitis

Respiratory

Frequency not reported: Bronchospasm, acute severe dyspnea, pneumonitis allergic

Local

Frequency not reported: Phlebitis, injection site pain

Metabolic

Frequency not reported: Electrolyte disturbance, hypokalemia

Musculoskeletal

Frequency not reported: Joint pain, arthralgia

Psychiatric

Frequency not reported: Agitation, anxiety, insomnia, confusion, behavior changed, hallucination

Editorial References and Review

Medically reviewed by USARx EDITORIAL TEAM Last updated on 1/1/2020.

Source: Drugs.com Amoxicillin (www.drugs.com/amoxicillin.html).