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My son has fever for 6 days took him doctor and given biaxin (clarithromycin) for ear infection biaxin (clarithromycin) taking it for 4 days?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Should be better: For young children, biaxin (clarithromycin) not the most efficacious antibiotic.If still with fever after 4days, either the drug is not working or wrong diagnosis.Call the doctor.

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