How much amoxicillin do you take for an ear infection?

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  1. How much amoxicillin do you take for an ear infection?
  2. How fast does amoxicillin work for ear infection in adults?
  3. Can an ear infection be diagnosed over the phone?
  4. Can I get antibiotics for an ear infection online?
  5. Can Telehealth diagnose an ear infection?

How much amoxicillin do you take for an ear infection?

For ear/nose/throat infections in general, the FDA-approved dosage is 20 mg/kg/day PO in divided doses every 8 hours (Max: 250 mg/dose) or 25 mg/kg/day PO in divided doses every 12 hours (Max: 500 mg/dose) for mild to moderate infections and 40 mg/kg/day PO in divided doses every 8 hours (Max: 500 mg/dose) or 45 mg/kg/ ...

How fast does amoxicillin work for ear infection in adults?

Most people begin feeling relief within 24 hours of starting a course of antibiotics, and symptoms should improve significantly within 48-72 hours.

Can an ear infection be diagnosed over the phone?

In a new study published Wednesday in Science Translational Medicine, Chan and his team describe a smartphone app — one that works on iPhone and Android — that can identify the presence of fluid in a child's ear. The researchers found that physicians — and parents — can use it with relative ease.

Can I get antibiotics for an ear infection online?

If you have a bacterial ear infection that is safe to treat online a doctor can prescribe antibiotics. Ear infection treatment varies depending on the type of infection. Some treatment options involve pain management such as Tylenol while others require prescription antibiotics.

Can Telehealth diagnose an ear infection?

A telehealth visit can help with earaches due to allergies or viral infections in this age group. However, if you believe that your child has a bacterial infection, you should take them to a medical professional who can review in person.