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My son has strep been on meds for three days he is 70 pounds and only taking 6.5 mg two times a day of amoxillican 400 mg and he still not better?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Please start over: No one would prescribe 6.5 mg (less than 1/10 of a milliliter) of this med for any infection.Please review your question and make any needed corrections. Dealing with these odd numbers and units of measure is frustrating but accuracy is important.

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