I Have Amoxicillin 500mg Dosage Can I Give It To My 12year Old Girl

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iris Says:
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For a tooth pain for a 12yr old girl would like to know if she could drink one until we see the dentist on Friday



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Verwon Says:

Hello, Iris! How are you? Sorry about your daughters toothache.

However, Amoxicillin is not a pain medication, it is an antibiotic that's used to treat or prevent bacterial infections, so it will not relieve the pain. The only way it will help is if her pain is caused by an infection and even then, it will take several days to help.

Learn more Amoxicillin details here.

And if it isn't an infection, giving it to her creates the risk of her developing antibiotic resistant bacteria, which could be very dangerous.

Thus, it is best to take her to a doctor or dentist, as soon as possible, for proper diagnosis and treatment, rather than trying to treat her yourself.

Is there anything else I can help with?

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Les Says:
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Can i give my 12 year old grandaughter 1 amoxicillin tablet for a mild infected big toe.

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Lynn Says:
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Is it safe to give 500 mg of Amoxicillin to a 12 year old for ear infection?

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Mary Says:
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Can I give Amox-Clav 875-125mg to my 13yr old son for cough & congestion?

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