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Medication useage?

My 4 year old son went to the dr with an ear infection and she prescribed Amoxicillan but she said to wait a day before giving it to him to see if it would go away on its own.
That was a few days ago and it went away but now hes got a fever and is feeling hot and not himself. He has a bad cough too. So I'm wondering if I could just get his prescription for the amox and give it to him (i know they have given it to him before for when hes been like this)
Or should I take him back to the dr?

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Coensmom

Asked by Coensmom at 3:21 PM on Mar. 12, 2011 in Health

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  • Get the medicine and give it to him. It's hard to know when an infection is entirely gone.
    elizabr

    Answer by elizabr at 3:45 PM on Mar. 12, 2011

  • Thank you.
    Coensmom

    Comment by Coensmom (original poster) at 3:47 PM on Mar. 12, 2011

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