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.
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