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how long does amoxicillin 500mg stay in you system if you only took 3 and you have to take them every 8 hours? i have to take a drug test for a job an

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Amoxicillin: I would take the amoxicillin as directed. Drug tests for jobs are usually for illicit medications - not for antibiotic levels.
Answered on May 22, 2017
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