Amoxicillin (Moxatag) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

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What is the Generic Name for Moxatag?

amoxicillin

What is the Trade Name for amoxicillin?

Moxatag

What are the Indications of Amoxicillin (Moxatag) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

skin infections, respiratory infections, sinusitis, endocarditis prophylaxis, lyme disease

What are the Actions of Amoxicillin (Moxatag) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

Inhibits synthesis of bacterial cell wall leading to cell death.

What is the Therapeutic Class of Amoxicillin (Moxatag) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

anti-infectives, antiulcer agent

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Amoxicillin (Moxatag) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

aminopenicillins

What are the Nursing Considerations of Amoxicillin (Moxatag) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

  • contraindicated with penicillin allergy
  • may cause seizures
  • assess for rash, anaphylaxis
  • excreted by kidneys – monitor renal labs
  • monitor patient for diarrhea – bloody stool should be reported immediately

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