Additional Content Provided and Reviewed by IBM Micromedex What Is Amoxil? Amoxil (amoxicillin) is a penicillin antibiotic used to treat a large variety of bacterial infections. It works by binding to penicillin-binding proteins of bacteria. These bacteria are essential to the creation and maintenance of bacterial cell walls. If left alone, bacteria can rapidly multiply ..
Vibramycin is one of many brands of doxycycline, a widely used antibiotic that is prescribed to treat a wide range of bacterial infections, from acne to urinary tract infections (UTIs). It belongs to a class of antibiotics called tetracyclines, which work by killing the bacteria that caused the infection or by preventing them from growing. ..
Minocycline is a commonly prescribed oral antibiotic for acne . It belongs to a group of antibiotics called tetracyclines. This group also includes doxycycline and tetracycline for treating acne. Minocycline is the most expensive of the three, but it can be effective against acne when other oral antibiotics have failed. Minocycline is also sold as: ..
Prilosec (omeprazole) is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) used to treat symptoms of heartburn, ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and erosive esophagitis . Prilosek blocks an enzyme that allows acid to be released from proton pumps in stomach cells (a type of stomach cell). This prevents too much acid from damaging the tissues that line ..