Cream colored capsule with teva 3109 on it. What is this?

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A capsule shaped beige pill with the imprint TEVA 3109 on the front is 500mg of Amoxicillin (made by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA).

Amoxicillin is an aminopenicillin that is used to treat bacterial infection, dental abscess, chlamydia infection, upper respiratory tract infection, and bladder infection, among other illnesses.

This drug is sold under brand names such as:

  • • Amoxicot
  • • Amoxil
  • • Apo-Amoxi
  • • DisperMox
  • • Moxatag
  • • Moxilin
  • • Trimox
  • • Wymox

There is a low risk of abuse with this drug.

This prescription-only medication is not proven to be a risk to an unborn fetus, but should be used only under a doctor's supervision.

WebMD offers tips on Using Antibiotics Wisely, ABC News provides information on Antibiotics: Tips for Safe Use, and the University of California offers 7 tips for reducing the threat of antibiotic resistance.

The AZDailySun is reporting on Antibiotic resistance: Why is it so dangerous?.

Updated on Tuesday, November 25 2014 at 03:58PM EST
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