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My 29lb daughter was given a dosage of 4ml twice a day of liquid amoxicillin (400mg/5ml). does it correct? not overdose ? thank you.

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Depends: The dosing for this med is based on both patient weight and what you are treating. For some respiratory or urinary infections the dosage of 50mg/kg/d would be expected.For an otitis media, 90mg/kg could be considered proper. Your dosage is at the lower end of normal for some issues and low for others.

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