SEAT OF SANTIAGO “ING. JOSÉ BARRIOS”
FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES “DR. WILLIAMS C. GORGAS”
TUESDAY APRIL 10, 2012
AMOXICILLIN * Origin: Amoxicillin is one of the semisynthetic penicillins discovered by Beecham scientists. Amoxicillin was first tested in 1987.
* Concept: Amoxicillin is a moderate-spectrum, bacteriolytic, β-lactam antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections caused by susceptible microorganisms. It is usually the drug of choice within the class because it is better absorbed, following oral administration, than other β-lactam antibiotics. Amoxicillin is one of the most common antibiotics prescribed for children.
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