A 44-year-old member asked:
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need help. is 6 ml 3 times a day of eryped (erythromycin ethyl succinate) 200 too much for a child weighing 33 lbs for strep throat?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
46 years experience Pediatrics
No but.....: No, but erythromicin is not the best antibiotic for documented strep due to a high level of resistance in some areas.
Answered on Jul 2, 2013

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