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Is a double dose of amoxicillin for a child any danger?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: No

The extra medicine is not toxic to your child like it would be doubling up on a Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or other med with a narrow safety profile.
There may be an increase in the risk of developing diarrhea at higher doses.

In brief: No

The extra medicine is not toxic to your child like it would be doubling up on a Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or other med with a narrow safety profile.
There may be an increase in the risk of developing diarrhea at higher doses.
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