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3 year old took too much amoxicilin

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely: At the most, some of these kids will develop vomiting and or diarrhea, which is occasionally seen with normal doses of the drug. It is not toxic like ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
36 years experience Pediatrics
No, that dose is: fine. There is a dosing range depending on the child's weight, which is 40-80 mg/kg/day. He is 14.5 kg, so this dose is 55mg/kg/day, which is perfectl ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadia Ghattas
48 years experience Pediatrics
Earache: how can you tell if your 7 mos old has earache? If he cries & touches his ear, he could be teething, having actual earache or sore throat. It is ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
It happens: We know the strep germ is universally sensitive (killed) by amoxicillin,so it is a good drug. You also play catch up to the well established illness, ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Pharmacist: Your pharmacist can answer this question better and can advise you on the quantity of fluid to mix with it without disturbing it's efficacy.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
51 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Varies: Usually within 7 to 10 days, improvement should be seen earlier than that...
A female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Amoxicillin : Amoxicillin is typically dosed twice daily, but has historically been dosed three times per day. The total dosage of both frequencies mentioned is ess ... Read More
A 3-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Amoxil (amoxicillin) dose range: The usual dose of Amoxil (amoxicillin) for active bacterial infection in children is generally dosed at 45-90 mg/kg in two divided doses. Your child' ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Scarlet fever is another form of strep a infection & the germ is universally sensitive (killed) by the penicillin drugs (including amoxicillin). Re-us ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
33 years experience Neurology
Check with doctor: Though there are standard dosages for infants and children based on weight regarding antibiotics it is best to check with the prescribing pediatrician ... Read More
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