26 Nov 2012
If the doctor prescribed it. If it's old stuff left over, it probably won't kill the strep or you might not have enough to finish the course. Either way, the strepococ-whatever will become antibiotic resistant. Then it would take a mega dose in strength. This is one reason we have bacteria that just keeps growing and going. You really need to see a doctor and get a new script. If it's in a liquid form it really is a touchy thing and loses its germ fighting properties. It can do more harm than good.
- Amoxicillin Information for Consumers
- Amoxicillin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Amoxicillin (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
I have been taking amoxicillin for strep throat but do not have enough for 10 days. I do have some rx657 to finish the day's. Is it safe to take ...
1 answer • 6 Nov 2010
My doc put me on Amoxy and steroids to conquer my strep throat, at the same time I am to begin flagyl for BV. Is this combo safe and aren't they ...
1 answer • 20 Feb 2013
I felt significantly better 2 and 1/2 days after starting the antibiotic.
2 answers • 9 Dec 2013
I had strep throat and was prescribed one (1) 500mg of Amoxicillin every 8 hours for ten (10) days.?
... Now my tongue is sore and white:should I discontinue the Amoxicillin or decrease the dosage? I have been taking it for five days already. I know ...
1 answer • 29 May 2014
Been taking 500 mg twice a day. This is third day and have had five doses for strep throat. Feeling as badly if not worse with very sore throat. When ...
3 answers • 30 Apr 2015