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Strep Throat - Can a 12 year old take amoxicillin to cure strep throat?

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22 Dec 2009

I would say only if it is prescribed by your doctor and he has performed a throat culture to diagnose strep he/she may prescribe a different antibiotic after a complete examination of the child and their symptoms. Good Luck with this hope it helps. have a great holiday

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31 Mar 2010

Amoxicillin 250mg can be used for throat infection in 12 yrs old.

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