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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