Definition of amoxicillin
: a semisynthetic penicillin C16H19N3O5S derived from ampicillin
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Sonia Hernandez, 29, brought her sick 6-year-old son, now taking amoxicillin for the fever, irritation and inflammation that surfaced after escaping through the smoke, to wait with her outside the apartment.
What supplements are useful when on long-term antibiotics such as amoxicillin and doxycycline, for continuing treatment of Lyme disease?
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Origin and Etymology of amoxicillin
amino + ox- + penicillin
First Known Use: 1971See Words from the same year
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