Agent Name

Amoxicillin

CAS Number

26787-78-0

Formula

C16-H19-N3-O5-S

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

alpha-Amino-p-hydroxybenzylpenicillin; D-(-)-alpha-Amino-p-hydroxybenzylpenicillin; (-)-6-(2-Amino-2-(p-hydroxyphenyl)acetamido)-3,3-dimethyl-7-oxo-4-thia-1-azabicyclo-(3.2.0)heptane-2-carboxylic acid; D-2-Amino-2-(4-hydroxyphenyl)acetamidopenicillanic acid; 6-(D-(-)-alpha-Amino-p-hydroxyphenylacetamido)penicillanic acid; Amoclen; Amolin; Amopenixin; Amoxi; Amoxicilina [INN-Spanish]; Amoxicilline [INN-French]; Amoxicillinum [INN-Latin]; Amoxil; Amoxycillin; AMPC; Anemolin; Bristamox; Clamoxyl; Delacillin; Efpenix; Flemoxin; Hiconcil; Histocillin; 6-(D-(-)-p-Hydroxy-alpha-aminobenzyl)penicillin; 6-(p-Hydroxy-alpha-aminophenylacetamido)penicillanic acid; p-Hydroxyampicillin; Ibiamox; Moxacin; Moxal; Piramox; Robamox; Sumox; Unicillin; Amoxi-Mast; Amoxivet; Ampy-Penyl; Aspenil; Cemoxin; D-Amoxicillin; Imacillin; Metafarma capsules; Metifarma capsules; Sawamox PM; Vetramox; Amoxiden; DisperMox; Amoxicilline [INN]; Moxatag; Amoxicillin pediatric; Larotid; Polymox; Trimox; Utimox; Wymox; Ospamox; Apo-Amoxi; Amoxicaps; Amoxicilina; Amoxicilline; Amoxicillinum; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Pharmaceuticals

Description

Off-white solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Antibiotic; [HSDB]

Comments

Occupational asthma confirmed in a pharmaceutical worker; [Malo] Causes contact urticaria; [Kanerva, p. 219]

Adverse Effects
Asthma

Yes

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