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What is amoxicillin used to treat?

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 42 years experience
Infections: It is an antibiotic to treat infections.

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A 40-year-old female asked:

What is amoxicillin used for?

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Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 61 years experience
An antibiotic: It is an antibiotic that is in the penicillin family and effective against a certain class of infections.
A 22-year-old female asked about a female:

What is amoxicillin used to treat in babies?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Amoxicillin: This a broad spectrum penicillin derivative that can be used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. In babies it may be used for ear infection, strep throat, and others. Unfortunately it is often prescribed when there is no obvious need, just to be on the safe side. This practice must be balanced against potential complications.
A 45-year-old member asked:

Is amoxicillin used to treat bv?

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Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 37 years experience
No: The treatment for bacterial vaginosis is usually with Metronidazole or tinidazole.
A 33-year-old male asked:

Can amoxicillin be used to treat syphillis or gonareah?

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Dr. Robert Bennett
31 years experience
AMOX: It can treat syph. But is not good for many other std's that are commonly transmitted with syph.

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