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directions for amoxicillin 250 ml for a 3 yr old weights 50 lbs

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Asked by avi21 at 7:28 PM on Feb. 5, 2013 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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    Answer by Crafty26 at 7:29 PM on Feb. 5, 2013

  • Call your doctor or pharmacist. What concerns me is that this information always is printed on the label. If it isn't, either the pharmacy is at fault or you are trying to give your child a medication that was NOT prescribed for him/her. I would never give my child an antibiotic that they weren't prescribed.

    Answer by 2autisticsmom at 7:35 PM on Feb. 5, 2013

  • I'm sorry but this sounds strange. Are you sure it's not 250mg/5ml? Anyway, that's somewhat irrelevant because if it is prescription, there will be a label on it with specific instructions (i.e. 3.5 ml per mouth 2 x's per day). Also, most pharmacies ask patients if they need any instruction for the medication when they give it to the patient. I guess that I am concerned that this isn't being used properly, especially since it is for a child. A pharmacist will be able to tell you how to administer the medication.

    Answer by anime_mom619 at 9:29 PM on Feb. 5, 2013

  • I work in a pharmacy and there is no way in hell that a pharmacist would not have labeled this prescription without instructions.
    This tells me you're trying to medicate your child using someone else's prescription.

    I sure hope you're smarter than that!

    Answer by PMSMom10 at 12:25 AM on Feb. 6, 2013

  • my 3 year old is 30 lbs

    Answer by staciandababy at 7:36 PM on Feb. 5, 2013

  • My 7 year old doesn't even weigh 50Lbs

    Answer by KristiS11384 at 7:55 PM on Feb. 5, 2013

  • umm okay??? the question?

    Answer by LostSoul88 at 7:30 PM on Feb. 5, 2013

  • Pharmacist should know ask several of them for confirmation

    Answer by sunshine196 at 7:40 PM on Feb. 5, 2013

  • LOL,that would be 50 teaspoons!!

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 8:08 PM on Feb. 5, 2013

  • Whateven the Dr. told you

    Answer by Dardenella at 8:22 PM on Feb. 5, 2013

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