Is it safe to take 500mg amoxicilin 4 times a day for 10 days?
- 2 Oct 2017 by Gpollauf
- 2 October 2017
It doesn't happen often, however it is safe. Doses up to 4 grams per day (2x your dose) can be prescribed with a limit of 1 gram per single dose. However this is still a high dose (usual dose for moderate-severe infections is around 875 mg 2x Daily, so check with your pharmacist if you should take a probiotic to prevent any stomach pain and any other severe side effects.
Just for informational purposes, what are you taking this dose for?
- Amoxicillin Information for Consumers
- Amoxicillin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Amoxicillin (detailed)
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