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What is a dangerously high overdose of amoxicillin? five times the usual dose? more?

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Dr. Mark Patterson answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Why do you ask?: There is a wide range of dosing for amoxicillin, depending on the infection being treated. In pediatrics, the dose can range from 20 mg/kg to 90 mg/kg. If you think you took too much, call the poison help line at 1-800-222-1222.

Answered 9/23/2016



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