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How many times a 14 years old girl can take penicillin in a day ?

my daughter who is 14 years old has to take 1 penicillin vk talbet (250mg) four times a day but on the leaflet it says to leave approx 6 hours in between doses
Asked On : Sun, 26 Jun 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hello sharon;
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The course of tablets when it is 4 times a day it means 4 times in 24 hours so if you have to space the tablets you can give her as 6am-12 noon-6 pm-12 midnight.This will make sure she takes 4 doses in a day and each dose will be 6 hours apart.If you want you can divide it according to your as well as your daughters convenience but the doses should be 6 hours apart.
Answered: Fri, 1 Jul 2011
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Pediatrician Dr. Partho Sarathi Roy's  Response
Hello sharon;
The 6 hourly dose means not strictly 6 hour have to take the 4 tablet per day .
Answered: Fri, 1 Jul 2011
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