amoxicillin

Child
Uses
  • Antibiotic
Contraindications,
drug interactions
or cautions
Contraindications
  • Serious hypersensitivity to amoxicillin (eg, anaphylaxis, Stevens-Johnson syndrome) or to other beta-lactams
Adverse Effects
(common and severe)
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Dermatologic reactions
Instructions and dose
(initial; typical)
Oral; 20 to 40 mg/kg/day in divided doses every 8 hours
Monitoring
  • BUN
  • Creatinine
  • LFTs
  • CBC
  • observe for change in bowel frequency
Source of Suggestion