Amoxicillin 250/500 mg capsules one capsule every eight (8) hours, depending upon the type and severity of the infection. Recommended dose may be doubled in moderately severe or severe conditions or as prescribed by the physician.
Amoxicillin suspension: For children weighing less than 20 kg: 20 to 40 mg/kg bodyweight/ day: to be given every 8 hours.
For children weighing more than 20 kg: 250 mg to 500 mg every 8 hours.
Or as prescribed by the physician.
See Table 2.
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Enteric fever: typhoid and paratyphoid: Adults: 4 grams daily in divided doses for 14-21 days.
Children: 100 mg/kg BW/day in divided doses, for 14-21 days.
Typhoid carrier states: 3-4 grams daily in divided doses for a minimum of 1 month.
Gonorrhea: a single dose of 3 grams.