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American traveling In Kazakhstan, history of cellulitis in

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American traveling In Kazakhstan, history of cellulitis in ankle. Previously treated and cured with doxycycline 100 mg (2 times per day). Currently, only amoxicillin was available 635 mg tabs. Took 2 times per day for past two days but showing small improvement. Sever pain this morning. Planning to takes 3 per day today and have had 2 doses thus far today.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 3 years ago.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Hi there. Thank you for your question. I will be helping you out with your queries

Dr. Shahzad MD :

You can take three doses per day.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

It will still be in the therapeutic dose range.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

For the pain you can take over-the-counter ibuprofen 400 mg three times daily which will reduce pain and inflammation.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Let me know if you have more questions.

Customer: In what time intervals?
Dr. Shahzad MD :

You can take 500 mg three times daily.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

You can also take 500 mg four times daily i.e. 6 hourly.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

You can also take 635 mg three times daily.

Customer: Current pill is 635 mg
Dr. Shahzad MD :

take that three times daily for at least one week.

Customer: Every 8 hours?
Dr. Shahzad MD :

yes

Dr. Shahzad MD :

8 hourly.

Customer: Ok thank you.
Dr. Shahzad MD :

You are most welcome
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