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Can amoxicillin tablets be chewed?

Several different forms of amoxicillin are available. If you want to chew the tablet, you need to make sure you have the pill that's in chewable form. Amoxicillin also comes in a tablet form that is not chewable, but should be swallowed. If the tablet is chewable, then the medicine should be crushed or chewed completely before swallowing. If it is a regular tablet, then swallow it whole with a full glass of water.

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