Common side effects

Bone marrow: eosinophilia

Amoxicillin. Dermatologic indications and dosage

Disease

Adult dosage

Child dosage

Acute paronychia

250-500 mg PO 3 times daily for

250 mg PO 3 times daily for 10 days

10 days

Atrophoderma of 250-500 mg PO 3 times daily for 250 mg PO 3 times daily for 21 days Pasini and Pierini 21 days

Cutaneous anthrax

500 mg PO 3 times daily for

7-10 days (60 days in bio terrorism setting

250 mg PO 3 times daily for

7-10 days (60 days in bio terrorism setting)

Glanders

60 mg per kg daily, divided into 3 daily doses for 60-150 days

60 mg per kg daily, divided into 3 daily doses for 60-150 days

Leptospirosis

0.5-1 gm PO 3 times daily for 14-21 days

250-500 mg PO 3 times daily for 14-21 days

Lyme disease

250-500 mg PO 3 times daily for 21 days

20-50 mg per kg PO divided into 3 doses daily for 3 weeks

Melioidosis

60 mg per kg daily, divided into 3 daily doses for 60-150 days

60 mg per kg daily, divided into 3 daily doses for 60-150 days

Pyoderma

250-500 mg PO 3 times daily for 10 days

250 mg PO 3 times daily for 10 days

Salmonellosis

1 gm PO every 8 hours for 10-14 days

250-500 mg PO every 8 hours for 10-14 days

Cutaneous: urticaria or other vascular reaction

Gastrointestinal: nausea and vomiting, diarrhea; elevated liver enzymes

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