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Severna Park, MD
A 43-year-old female asked:

I weigh 150lbs......is 1500 mg of amoxicillin ok to take for strep throat for 10 days?

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Dr. Jason Torrente
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Yes: A daily total dosage of 1500mg of Amoxicillin for 10 days is appropriate for strep pharyngitis in a 43 year old female.
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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Yes: 500mg three times a day is a common dose rx'd for this condition, and at 150 pounds you are an ideal weight for this dose as well. (but do not forget, it is in three divided daily doses).
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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