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Can I take 2 year expired amoxycillin

A female asked:
Dr. Kashif Abdullah
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
See your doc: Hello If you believe that you need amoxicillin for a new illness, I would recommend you see your physician to evaluate you again. Not every infection... Read More
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Dr. Nadia Ghattas
50 years experience
Amoxicillin: It is not safe to give antibiotic to a young child without being checked by a doctor, but because of bad weather you can call your pediatrician & ... Read More
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Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 47 years experience
Yes: Drugs are generally effective 1-2 years past their expiry dose. It sounds like a good plan in view of the weather. Make sure they are yours and you ar... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 25 years experience
Old concern: The caution on cephalosporins if penicillin allergic dates back decades to how they were produced--there often was pcn in the cephalosporins as a bypr... Read More
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Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 39 years experience
5%-10%: Chance of reacting to the cephalosporin antibiotic, if the reaction was a rash or side effect you should be ok .If it was anaphylaxis then i would b... Read More
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Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 52 years experience
Usually OK: Individuals allergic to penicillin are theoretically at risk to cross react to cephalosporins including cefprozil. However, most patients do ok.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Francine Greco
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You shouldn't.: The old Amoxicillin will not hurt you, but is probably too old to be as effective as it should be.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nasir Malik
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Please don't give: I would advise to not give it because it has expired. It might cause adverse reaction. Expired meds can cause adverse reactions.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nadine Halliburton-foster
Family Medicine 22 years experience
Never advisable: It is never advisable to Take medication after their expiration date has passed. Active metabolites bay be diminished and the drug may not be as effe... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 60 years experience
Amoxicillen: one dose of expired amoxicillen willnot harm your daughter
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Dr. Kristin Sokol
Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
Sounds right: A 5 year old who is 43 lbs is about 20 kg. If he/she has an ear infection, sinus infection or pneumonia, the correct dose is 90 mg per kg per day dose... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeremy Berman
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875 mg twice a day: You should discuss with your physician that prescribed this for you but generally the dose of Amoxicillin for tonsillitis/pharyngitis is 875 mg two ti... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
Pediatrics 38 years experience
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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