Generic Name and Formulations:
Amoxicillin (as trihydrate) 775mg; ext-rel tabs.
Indications for MOXATAG:
Treatment of tonsillitis and/or pharyngitis secondary to Streptococcus pyogenes.
Take with food. Swallow whole. 775mg once daily for 10 days.
Cephalosporin, imipenem, other allergy or mononucleosis: not recommended. Severe renal impairment (CrCl <30mL/min); hemodialysis: not recommended. If serious diarrhea occurs, discontinue therapy. Pregnancy (Cat.B). Labor & delivery. Nursing mothers.
Potentiated by probenecid. May cause false (+) glucose with Clinitest, Benedict's, or Fehling's soln. May reduce efficacy of oral contraceptives. May be antagonized by bacteriostatic antibiotics (eg, tetracyclines, sulfonamides, macrolides).
GI upset, headache; hypersensitivity reactions (eg, rash, Stevens Johnson syndrome, anaphylaxis, urticaria), superinfection, hyperactivity, blood dyscrasias, pseudomembranous colitis.