What is the treatment for pediatric pneumococcal otitis media or sinusitis that does not respond to amoxicillin?

Updated: Jan 14, 2019
  • Author: Meera Varman, MD; Chief Editor: Russell W Steele, MD  more...
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Administer high-dose amoxicillin, amoxicillin-clavulanic acid (Augmentin), cefuroxime, or ceftriaxone (intramuscularly).


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