Treating tonsillitis or pharyngitis caused by certain bacteria. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Amoxicillin extended-release tablets are a penicillin antibiotic. It works by killing sensitive bacteria.

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  • Severity: Major
    You should check with your doctor immediately if any of these side effects occur when taking amoxicillin:

    Incidence not known:
    Abdominal or stomach cramps or tenderness
    back, leg, or stomach pains
    black, tarry stools
    bleeding gums
    blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
    blood in the urine
    bloody nose
    chest pain
    clay-colored stools
    dark urine
    diarrhea, watery and severe, which may also be bloody
    difficulty with breathing
    difficulty with swallowing
    fast heartbeat
    feeling of discomfort
    general body swelling
    heavier menstrual periods
    hives or welts
    increased thirst
    inflammation of the joints
    joint or muscle pain
    loss of appetite
    muscle aches
    nausea or vomiting
    pain in the lower back
    pain or burning while urinating
    painful or difficult urination
    pale skin
    pinpoint red spots on the skin
    puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
    red, irritated eyes
    redness, soreness, or itching skin
    shortness of breath
    sore throat
    sores, ulcers, or white spots in the mouth or on the lips
    sores, welting, or blisters
    sudden decrease in the amount of urine
    swollen, lymph glands
    tightness in the chest
    unpleasant breath odor
    unusual bleeding or bruising
    unusual tiredness or weakness
    unusual weight loss
    vomiting of blood
    watery or bloody diarrhea
    yellow eyes or skin
    Severity: Minor
    Some of the side effects that can occur with amoxicillin may not need medical attention. As your body adjusts to the medicine during treatment these side effects may go away. Your health care professional may also be able to tell you about ways to reduce or prevent some of these side effects. If any of the following side effects continue, are bothersome or if you have any questions about them, check with your health care professional:

    Less common:
    Bad, unusual, or unpleasant (after) taste
    change in taste
    Incidence not known:
    black, hairy tongue
    changes in behavior
    discoloration of the tooth (brown, yellow, or gray staining)
    trouble with sleeping
    unable to sleep
    white patches in the mouth or throat or on the tongue
    white patches with diaper rash
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  • Bacterial Infection

    Treating certain bacterial infections. It may be used in combination with other medicines to treat acne or certain amoeba infections. It may be used to prevent certain types of malaria in travelers who will be visiting malaria-infected areas for less than 4 months. It may also be used to prevent or slow the progression of anthrax after exposure. Doryx delayed-release capsules are a tetracycline antibiotic. It works by slowing the growth of bacteria. Slowing the bacteria's growth allows the body's immune system to destroy the bacteria.