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Is amoxicillin a good antibiotic for a throat infection ?

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Dr. Andres R Villar
Pediatrics

In brief: Sometimes

It depends on what organism is causing the throat infection.
For viral, fungal, mycoplasma infections of the throat no>for organisms resistant to amoxicillin..No.Group a beta hemolytic strep "strep throat" responds well to penicillin or amoxicillin...Provided you are not allergic to them!see your doctor, a throat culture sometimes is necessary.

In brief: Sometimes

It depends on what organism is causing the throat infection.
For viral, fungal, mycoplasma infections of the throat no>for organisms resistant to amoxicillin..No.Group a beta hemolytic strep "strep throat" responds well to penicillin or amoxicillin...Provided you are not allergic to them!see your doctor, a throat culture sometimes is necessary.
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Dr. Ryan Stanton
Emergency Medicine

In brief: Yes

For most cases yes.
It is first line for strep throat.

In brief: Yes

For most cases yes.
It is first line for strep throat.
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