penicillin TWICE DAILY for Strep throat

You'll see more physicians prescribe penicillin TWICE DAILY for Strep throat.

Giving penicillin V BID for ten days is as effective as the traditional TID or QID dosing.

The optimal dose seems to be 500 mg BID for adults...and 20 mg/kg (250 to 500 mg) BID for children.

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