In this video Vito Sessa MD FAAP discusses how to treat strep throats and which is the drug of choice.
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Interviewer: If the kid is been diagnose they have a strept infection penicillin is still can see the drug of choice you choose strept on? Interviewee: Yes, that’s what we used. Interviewer: You accept allergy, you might use a first – penicillin is still the drug of choice, that’s an exotic news second to the generation cycle where that’s could be a 100 to $200 and penicillin is $110. Interviewee: That’s right. Interviewer: Okay, and so this new fancy in the box or two more. Interviewee: That’s right. Interviewer: And so when you pay that health kid deal, you couldn’t realize you keep using too over dollar things but its only $10 some is going to pay for and that can lead the consumer is that sure? Interviewee: That is true. Interviewer: So the drug of choice as far as now is now penicillin, you can act it maybe a little bit of first— but general penicillin as work pretty well. Interviewee: For the most probably use this, swallow and to use pass, so your kids can swallow as pills penicillin liquid doesn’t taste very good so we usually use amoxicillin for kids who are taking a liquid but that also generically available. Interviewer: For pretty inexpensive in other words if she’s got works pretty good. Interviewee: Yes. Interviewer: Okay and people should be aware of patient really if the ask for promises why to give prescription what is it really being build to the in shares company for. And if you use TV’s free case you set kid been better early is. Interviewee: And absolutely is. Interviewer: And you have paying forward maybe in the— you don’t realize was paying charge anymore rather.