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7 yr old with pandas, tried augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) and now 2 weeks later tested pos again for strep eventhough throat looks clear, which antibiotic should he use?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
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In brief: Clindamicin

Dr cordero covers several.
But clindamicin almost always works. And cephalosporins are currently more effective than erythromicins.

In brief: Clindamicin

Dr cordero covers several.
But clindamicin almost always works. And cephalosporins are currently more effective than erythromicins.
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics

In brief: Strep Tonsillitis

Drug of choice is pennicillin, if allergic use Erythromycin or zithromax.
You can also use Amoxil or augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate). Strep is recurrent make sure to finish 10 days of treatment for complete cure.

In brief: Strep Tonsillitis

Drug of choice is pennicillin, if allergic use Erythromycin or zithromax.
You can also use Amoxil or augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate). Strep is recurrent make sure to finish 10 days of treatment for complete cure.
Dr. Nela Cordero
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