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A 26-year-old male asked:

36 month old baby (20 kg) on augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) for tonsillitis. after 24 howrs , still fever. how much does it take for augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) to lower the fever ?

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Dr. Jonathan Blank
Anesthesiology 31 years experience
Antibiotocs: If real strep (like this sounds) it takes a few days for antibiotics to rally work vs when it is viral ( most of time) and fever goes away in 24 anteats

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