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Clarkston, MI
A female asked:

My 78 lb daughter was prescribed 5ml of amoxicillin (400mg/5ml) for strep throat. is this the correct dosage?

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
? low dose if once: a day, if twice a day that should be fine, depends on whether it is an immediate vs the extended release form, you want to talk to your doctor / pharmacist for confirmation, best wishes
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