new extended-release amoxicillin called Moxatag (MOCKS-a-tag) for treating strep throat

You'll soon see a new extended-release amoxicillin called Moxatag (MOCKS-a-tag) for treating strep throat.

Reps will promote Moxatag as more convenient than regular amoxicillin because it's given just ONCE a day.

But this isn't really a big advantage. Penicillin is still the drug of choice. Amoxicillin is sometimes used for kids because the suspension tastes better.

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