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Dr. I have been on a z-pak for a sore throat and upper

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Hello, Dr. I have been on a z-pak for a sore throat and upper respiratory infection... The respiratory issue is OK now. But I still have sore throat and ear. Can I take some amoxicillin ?
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Customer: Sure...My GP suspects that these respiratory issues were linked to undiagnosed asthma. I was also put on prednisone and a steroid inhaler (once a day...rinse mouth).
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for this question.

I doubt the amoxicillin would help much. Pretty much every infection that would be covered by the amox is already covered with the z pack. It probably wouldn't hurt you at all but this isn't really necessary

sounds more viral

if it persists the amoxicillin might be more indicated

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

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