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Dosing

Infants, Children, and Adolescents ≤15 years: 25 to 50 mg/kg/day, oral, divided every 6-8 hours

(Note: for Adolescents >15 years dose is 250- 500 mg every 6-8 hours), Maximum Adult dose is 4g/day

Indications/Duration

  • Pharyngitis/tonsillitis (group A streptococcal)- For 10 days
  • Impetigo (staphylococcus or streptococcus): for at least 7 days, full duration depends upon clinical response
  • Skin and skin structure infections (eg, cellulitis, erysipelas): for β-hemolytic streptococcal infections, a duration of 10 days is suggested.
  • As Prophylaxis for Urinary Tract Infections : 10 mg/kg as Single daily dose.


Posted On: 06/07/2019

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