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Gen. Medi. Dought

When i get fever or cold in my young age doctor used to give pencillin injection just not more than 3rs. But now a days not frequently using in hospitals...? Why any reason... Doctors can give test inj. Then go for pencillin I come acrossed mostly used antibiotic is amox. Can any one explan me
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Venkat Raghav Bangalore | General Physician
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Hey, now a days amoxyclav is given which is combination of amoxicillin which belongs to penicillin group along with clavulonic acid which increases potency of amoxicillin , penicillin is basic drug  ,had chances of allergy ,over period of time newer drugs with new varied pharmacokinetics are manufactured by pharmaceutical companies .
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