"Every year as many as 10 million U.S. children risk side effects from antibiotic prescriptions that are unlikely to help their upper respiratory conditions. Many of these infections are caused by viruses, which are not helped by antibiotics."...
A previous hypersensitivity reaction to any penicillin is a contraindication.
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/28/2010
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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