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A member asked about a female:

5 year old has strep throat and cant get him to take the nasty medicine they prescribed. cefdirin. they refuse to switch why can't he take amoxicillin?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Switch or shot: I see no reason not to switch, and wonder why they would use such a foul tasting and expensive med to start with.If the kid won't take any oral med, a LA Bicillin shot would also work.
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