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My 12 year old son has a chest infection and was prescribed amoxicillin. But the dosage reads take 2 tablets 3 times a day. They are 500mg tablets and my son weighs 52kg. Is this dose correct? It seems excessive.

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My 12 year old son has a chest infection and was prescribed amoxicillin. But the dosage reads take 2 tablets 3 times a day. They are 500mg tablets and my son weighs 52kg. Is this dose correct? It seems excessive.

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