Amoxicillin is a type of penicillin antibiotic that is used to treat different kinds of infections. This medication is used to treat bacterial infections and has no effect on viral infections such as the common cold and flu. What this medication does is that it prevents the growth of bacteria and fight against it. Using this medication for a prolonged time, especially when it is not needed can cause it to lose its effectiveness.
Amoxicillin is used for treating bacterial infections which include tonsillitis, bronchitis, gonorrhea, pneumonia and other infections related to the skin, ear, nose, throat and urinary tract. It can also be used alongside other medications to treat stomach and intestinal ulcers and prevent the ulcers from occurring again.