Newer drugs said more effective in treating strep throat

12/18/2005 | Science Daily Magazine

A study by doctors at the University of Rochester Medical Center indicates the well-known antibiotics penicillin and amoxicillin are less effective than newer drugs such as cephalosporins in treating strep throat. A review of treatment given to more than 11,000 children showed a short course of the newer antibiotics is more effective than the usual 10-day dose of the older drugs.

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