Amoxicillin Dosage For A 5 Year Old Weighing 62 Lbs

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cristina Says:


child is 5 years old weighs 62 lbs is given 13.7ml of amoxicillin 400/5ml every 12 hours is this a possible overdose?



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Verwon Says:

Hello, Cristina! How are you?

No, that's about the average dose, 400 to 500mgs. If you're concerned, please check with your pediatrician, you should never be afraid to ask questions, but this isn't considered an overdose for a child this age and size.

Learn more Amoxicillin details here.

This antibiotic may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea.

Is there anything else I can help with?

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Lori Says:

My son is 5 years old and weight us 62 pounds. Is 400/5ml. Twice daily at 7ml's the correct dosage of amoxicillin? It also says 200MI on the bottle? What does this mean?


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