Amoxicillin is a penicillin antibiotic. It fights bacteria in your body. Amoxicillin is used to treat many different types of infections caused by bacteria, such as ear infections, bladder infections, pneumonia, gonorrhea, and E. coli or salmonella infection. Amoxicillin is also sometimes used together with another antibiotic called clarithromycin (Biaxin) to treat stomach ulcers caused by Helicobacter pylori infection. This combination is sometimes used with a stomach acid reducer called lansoprazole (Prevacid). Amoxicillin may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Amoxil is a penicillin antibiotic that acts against bacteria. It handles an array of bacterial infections like gonorrhea, pneumonia, bronchitis, tonsillitis, urinary tract infections, ear and nose infections and others. Amoxil is available in generic form as amoxicillin and has various brand names which include Amoxil, Moxatag, Wymox, Amoxil Pediatric Drops, Trimox, Biomox, Amoxicot, Dispermo, Moxili. Amoxil belongs to the category of medication the aminopenicillins.