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what is the normal dosage of augmentin for an 8 year old

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
48-72 hours: It takes 2 to 3 days for an antibiotic to show significant impact. Until then (...And for as long as they persist...) you should treat symptoms as adv ... Read More
Dr. Rachel Wattier
12 years experience Pediatrics
Fever can last : Up to 3-4 days in children with pneumonia on antibiotic therapy. Fever is not the only symptom to follow - hard time breathing is the most worrisome s ... Read More
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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
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 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
41 years experience Preventive Medicine
Impossible to answer: with Any reliability. Situation described consistent with either ruptured appendix & inadequate washing of appendix bed (complex to do well despit ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Camilla Graham
27 years experience Infectious Disease
Try one more dose: Some people cannot tolerate certain antibiotics. If he is unable to keep down his second dose, the prescribing clinician needs to be informed immediat ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe not: Unless the kid has grommets and is draining the infection through them this would be evidence for a ruptured ear drum. With either the discharge would ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not 1st choice: ...And should not self-treat, as prostatitis can be complicated and require 2-4 weeks of treatment--once properly diagnosed. You need seen by a dr / u ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Should be OK: It happens frequently and no one reports problems. Just do best to keep refrigerated.
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
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Contact her doc: Sometimes this is the most effective med for the issue so efforts to work around any side effect may be needed. Her doc would make that call. Fresh ba ... Read More

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