Amoxicillin Arthritis bacterial Guide with Precautions — Drugs. Detailed Amoxicillin dosage information for adults and children. Always consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Prophylaxis should be used for patients at high risk of adverse outcomes from endocarditis with underlying cardiac conditions who undergo any dental procedure that involves manipulation of gingival tissue or periapical region of a tooth and for those procedures that perforate oral mucosa. Prophylaxis should also be used for patients at high risk of adverse outcomes from endocarditis who undergo invasive respiratory tract procedures. Current guidelines should be consulted for additional information. Women less than 25 years and those at an increased risk for chlamydia should be re-screened during the third trimester of pregnancy to prevent maternal postnatal complications and chlamydial infection in the infant. Comments: Refer to clarithromycin and lansoprazole for full prescribing information.
Duration of treatment depends upon severity of condition being treated. Used in combination with other medications. Comments: Dosing for infections caused by bacteria that are intermediate in their susceptibility should follow recommendations for severe infections. Comments: The full 10-day course of treatment should be completed in order to be effective. Treatment should be continued for a minimum of 48 to 72 hours beyond the time the patient becomes asymptomatic or evidence of bacterial eradication occurs.
At least 10 days of treatment for any infection caused by Streptococcus pyogenes is recommended to prevent the occurrence of acute rheumatic fever. Comments: Current guidelines should be consulted for additional information. 6 years or older with mild or moderate disease should find a duration of 5 to 7 days appropriate. Patients may require prophylaxis to complete an antimicrobial regimen of up to 60 days from onset of illness. Mild to moderate renal dysfunction: No adjustment recommended. Extended-release tablets: Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 12 years.