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My son has strep as i just did a throat culture given to me. he is an 82 pound, 11 year old boy. what should his dosage of amoxicillin be?

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Dr. Alissa Zenack
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Really strep?: If your son has been tested appropriately and diagnosed with strep pharyngitis (strep throat), the dosage of Amoxicillin is 875 mg 2 times a day for 10 days. Please verify with your child's pediatrician that your son is not allergic to Amoxicillin prior to giving any medication.
Last updated Jun 24, 2014

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