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Diagnosed with upper respiratory tract infection. Prescribed with phenomethylpenicillin. what is the correct dosage?

I was diagnosed with a upper respiratory tract infection which has been around for a while. Im a 29 year old male. The doctor prescribed phenoxymethylpenicillin . Hw said take 2 tablets four times daily stating i would be given two boxes at the chemist. The dosage on the box says take 1 250mg tablet four times daily. Im unsure which to follow. Thank you
Asked On : Thu, 28 Mar 2013
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adult dose of penicillin v is 250-500 mg 4-6 hourly.
1 tab is of 250 mg , and doctor prescribe you 2 tab ( 2x250)= 500 mg 6 hourly . it is correct dose
Answered: Fri, 29 Mar 2013
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