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My 3 years old son took 2 tables of singulair each 5m -
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MY 10 YEAR OLD DAUGHTER WEIGHS 70 LBS, SHE HAS STREP THROAT AND HAS 500 MG OF AMOXICILLIN ONCE A DAY? IS THAT THE CORRECT DOSAGE?… read more
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My son was prescribed amoxcillin 250mg/5ml. I was told to
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My son got Amoxicillin today for his ear infection. He
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A friend of mine whose son has the same issue but ring worn
A friend of mine whose son has the same issue but ring worn on the head bought the oral medication u prescribed.what dose will her son take. He is 10years old… read more
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My daughter is 12. She just got prescribed 875mg of
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Is 1500mg per day (2/250mg capsules three times a day) for
is 1500mg per day (2/250mg capsules three times a day) for 10 days a proper course of amoxicillin to cure swimmers ear in a 107 lb, 12-year-old boy?… read more
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My 3 year old daughter who is 36 lbs has an ear infection
my 3 year old daughter who is 36 lbs has an ear infection and the dr ordered amoxicillin twice a day 250mg 2 1/2 tsp. The last time she had an ear infection her regular dr ordered the same thing but 1… read more
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My son, who weighs 108 pounds is visiting my mother and came
My son, who weighs 108 pounds is visiting my mother and came down with a bad ear ache. He has chronic infections, so we know it is one again. In her haste to make him feel better she gave him children… read more
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My 12 year old son had been given ofloxacine for a recent
My 12 year old son had been given ofloxacine for a recent UTI. He now has a painful ear infection. Can he take Amoxicillin for the ear infection and ofloxacine at he same time. UTI has cleared up comp… read more
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My grand-daughter is 14 months old and weighs 24 lbs. I want
My grand-daughter is 14 months old and weighs 24 lbs. I want to know what a proper dosage for amoxicilon (spelled wrong) if she has a URI. Is there anything I can give her to help with her cough and r… read more
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My 3yr old was diagnosed with an ear infection and
My 3yr old was diagnosed with an ear infection and prescribed amoxicillin. Before I gave him his first dose he seemed to be doing better, however I was kind of scared into giving it to him anyway. I h… read more
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A physician ordered my son amoxicillin for a sinus
A physician ordered my son amoxicillin for a sinus infection. My son is 9 years old and weighs 76lbs. The amoxicillin liquid is 250mg/5ml. The order reads: Take four tsp. twice daily for ten days. If … read more
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My 12 year old son weighs 110lbs and he states his throat
My 12 year old son weighs 110lbs and he states his throat has been sore but that was tolerable. He now states that his ear hurts more than it did for the past three days. I have amoxicillin 500mg my 1… read more
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