A 40-year-old female asked:
My son is 7 & 65.2 lbs. er gave us prescription for amoxicillin to treat strep throat. the dose is 12.5 ml twice a day. we have never taken so much. ?
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Pediatrics 46 years experience
?drug concentration?: This medication usually comes in a 250/5 or 400/5 concentration. The concentration will determine the suggested dose. If 250/5 the 12.5ml would be 625mg given 2x daily witch is pretty routine. If 400/5 it would be 1000mg for 2x/d which would often be used to treat severe infections or resistant pneumococcus, not strep.
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