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My granddaughter who is 5 yrs. old was given Amox- Clav to

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Hi my granddaughter who is 5 yrs. old was given Amox- Clav to take twice daily. Her farther gave it to her before breakfast and she has been vomiting ever since. What is going on and what should
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: I do
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: no other medications and she has not been seen again yet
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: no other medications ......and no allergies to my knowledge
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 months ago.

Welcome to just answer. I am here to answer questions for education and information. I will respond shortly with an answer, or a question for you

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 months ago.

How long has she been vomiting: realize we do NOT treat here; we answer questions.

I will be glad to help with the question of what do to in this situation.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
For the past 1/2 hour
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 months ago.


Call the doctor or the doctors answering service.

Do not continue the antibiotic.

If vomiting continues after this at all, to the ER or urgent care.

Let me know if you have more questions.

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