Amoxicillin Capsule IP 500 Mg is an antibiotic that is used to treat bacterial infections. It is available in a variety of strengths, including 500 mg capsules. Amoxicillin works by inhibiting the activity of enzymes required by bacteria for replication and growth. This aids in the elimination of the infection and its prevention from spreading. It is usually taken orally, with or without food, as directed by a doctor. The dosage and duration of treatment are determined by the type and severity of the infection. Amoxicillin, like all antibiotics, can have side effects. This is be taken carefully as per the dosage.