What is in this leaflet?
Please read this leaflet carefully before you give AMOXIL to your child.
This leaflet answers some common questions about AMOXIL. It does not contain all of the available information.
It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or pharmacist. All medicines have risks and benefits. Sometimes new risks are found even when a medicine has been used for many years. Your doctor has weighed the expected benefits of your child taking AMOXIL against the risks this medicine could have for your child.
AMOXIL must be given to your child as instructed. If you have any concerns about this medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Keep this leaflet with the medicine.
You may need to read it again.
What AMOXIL looks like:
AMOXIL syrups are available as:
- a yellow or off-white sugar free syrup containing 125mg amoxycillin/5mL (Amoxil Syrup), and
- a yellow or off-white sugar free syrup containing 250mg amoxycillin/5mL (Amoxil Syrup Forte).
AMOXIL Paediatric Drops are available as:
- a yellow liquid suspension containing 100mg amoxycillin/ mL.
All AMOXIL preparations contain the active ingredient amoxycillin.
AMOXIL syrups also contain the inactive ingredients disodium edetate, sodium benzoate, saccharin sodium, xanthan gum, colloidal anhydrous silica, silicon dioxide, sorbitol and lemon/peach/strawberry fruit mix flavour PHS-141289.
AMOXIL Paediatric Drops also contain the inactive ingredients sodium benzoate, carmellose sodium, Peach Flavour JR8705, Strawberry Flavour JR8707, Lemon Flavour JR8709 and sucrose.
AMOXIL preparations do not contain lactose, gluten, tartrazine or any other azo dyes.
Your AMOXIL is supplied by:
GlaxoSmithKline Australia Pty Ltd
436 Johnston Street
Distributed in New Zealand by:
GlaxoSmithKline NZ Ltd
Where to go for further information:
Pharmaceutical companies are not in a position to give people an individual diagnosis or medical advice. Your doctor or pharmacist is the best person to give you advice on the treatment of your condition.
AMOXIL preparations are only available if prescribed by a doctor.
AMOXIL is also available as capsules and injections.
AMOXIL paediatric preparations come in the following packs:
- AMOXIL 125mg/5mL Syrup 100mL (AUST R 11133).
- AMOXIL Forte 250mg/5mL Syrup 100mL (AUST R 11134).
- AMOXIL Paediatric Drops 20mL (AUST R 107408).
The information provided applies only to AMOXIL®.
AMOXIL®is a registered trade mark of the GlaxoSmithKline group of companies.
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AMOXIL Paediatric Preparations
Prepared on: 18 June 2010