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M son was prescribed 20.5 ml 2 tmes a day. amoxicillin 400/5 ml. He wEighs 93 lbs. Is this to high?

M son was prescribed 20.5 ml  2 tmes a day.  amoxicillin 400/5 ml. He wEighs 93 lbs. Is this to high?

Maximum safe dosage: I usually recommend 90 mg/kg/day amoxil (amoxicillin) for otitis media which is what I assume he is being treated for. I recommend 12.5 ml two times per day max for otitis which is 1000mg twice per day for ten days. You should discuss with his provider to determine safest maximum dosage for your child. ...Read more

Amoxicillin (Definition)

Amoxicillin is in the penicillin class of antibiotics. All penicillins are distinguished by the presence of a beta-lactam ring, and are known to kill bacteria by inhibiting synthesis (production) ...Read more


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Does amoxicillin go bad?

Does amoxicillin go bad?

Yes: All drugs eventually go bad. All drugs have an expiration date on the bottle. The drug is not necessarily inactive after this expiration date but has only been tested by the manufacturer to be active for that length of time. ...Read more

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How are amoxicillin capsules?

Amoxicillin: is a penicillin type antibiotic which can be affective in the treatment of bladder & ear infections, Pneumonia and some STD's. ...Read more

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Does amoxicillin have a taste?

Yes: Yes, but it depends upon which brand is being used.Usually not bad one, with 'bubble gum' flavor being common in my area. ...Read more

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How do you feel on amoxicillin?

Hopefully better: Not sure what you are asking. Generally Amoxicillin has few side-effects. Some people have mild GI intolerance, and there are allergic reactions. If it is doing its job and was chosen carefully you should feel improved. ...Read more

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How long will amoxicillin work?

Need more info: I'm not sure if you mean "how long do the pills stay potent?" or "how long after you take them will they still cure something?" antibiotic pills can remain potent for a couple of years after their expiration date. Amoxicillin stays in the bloodstream at effective levels for less than a day after the last dose. It is a short acting antibiotic, and is usually dosed 2-3 times a day for that reason. ...Read more

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Amoxil (Definition)

Amoxil is a third generation penicillin which is a kind of penincillin type drug (anti-bacterial ...Read more