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amoxicillin pneumonia dosage

A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Zithromax dosage: The appropriate dose of Azithromycin for a child of 25 Kg is not the same as the dose for the adult. Higher doses are sometimes used for diseases lik ... Read More
Dr. Robert Pearson-Martinez
20 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Dose based on weight: In pediatrics, med dosing is usually based on weight. For a simple pneumonia, the Azithromycin dose for 25 kg child would be half the adult dose: 250 ... Read More

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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
45 years experience Pediatrics
OD on antibiotics: There have been recent reports to suggest that for community acquired pneumonia, a single primary line of antibiotics such as Amoxicillin is sufficien ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Pneumonia: The fever can last 7-10 days if the pneumonia is viral in origin. The cough will linger much longer than the fever.
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
No: It is confusing. Meds are prescribed based on weight and target germ. The recommended range for a kid that age & ear infection is 80-90 mg/kg (32l ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chris Sadeh
20 years experience Emergency Medicine
Pneumonia: Can be complicated. A single course of Amoxicillin may not treat pneumonia. This depends on many factors. If you are still coughing, short of ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
52 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Not really: The organism mycoplasma is not sensitive to amoxicillin.These organisms are resistant to the effects of penicillins and other beta-lactam antibiotics, ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
31 years experience Family Medicine
Probably not: Walking pneumonia is not an actual clinical term. It generally means someone who has an infection in the lungs that is not severe enough to leave the ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
No: Drinking is not a good idea for an adult in good health. You are underage, and sick with a serious infection, taking medication and it would bad for y ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Pneumonia: Usually, but not always, the symptoms would have begun turning around by now. Certainly, if they are not improving with in the next day or two, you sh ... Read More
A 5-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Monitor: I would suggest a follow up or virtual appointment to reassess. He may seem tired for some time after the illness but he should not have any fever or ... Read More

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