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How MANY times a day should i take 500 mg of AMOXICILLIN for STREP THROAT and how long should i take them ?

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That's right . It's important to take it as directed by your dr. But it's usually taken (twice a day )every 12 hrs or every 8hrs (three times a day). I've taken these before. And it's important that it's a full prescription and not left over pills that you saved or was given to you by a friend trying to be helpful.Because this medication has to be taken in its entirety,even if you're feeling better. Because if you stop taking it early and don't take it for the amount of days prescribed. The bacteria can become resistant to antibiotics and can double ( I remember the Dr telling me that). So if you don't have a complete prescription of these pills, or it wasn't prescribed to you. Then it's not a good idea to take them. I wish you good health.

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Take it as directed by your doctor, if you have lost the directions you can call your pharmacy and get them. :)

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Patricia, it was accurate. Look on the bottle. If you didn't get amoxicillin, you might be taking the wrong medication for what you have. That will mess up your system. Sherry's advice was correct.
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SherryA's right. Take them exactly as you've been directed. If you start having an allergic reaction, though, quit taking them immediately and consult your doctor.

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you obviously did not understand my question.. your answer was not helpful.
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Read the instructions on the side of the bottle. If you can't read it, get somebody else to read it for you.
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@PatriciaBlair: Obviously, you need to go elsewhwere with your medical queries.
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It should be 1tds for 2days and last 3days it should be 1bd. {tds=three times a day and 1bd = one tab twice a day.}

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It should have the directions on your prescription bottle.

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If you are taking birth control pills, this medication can reduce their potency, so you would need to use other methods of birth control during this time.

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Read the label

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