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My 4 year old is on 5ml of 250mg amoxicillin 3 x a day for tonsillitis. whats the shortest gap i can leave between doses? thanks in advance.

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
? Shortest ?: This is a med that can be given twice a day & still be effective if the total dose is right. On a 3X a day schedule you try to start when the kid gets up from sleep, again at midday and then before bedtime. Six to ten hours between doses would be ideal.
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