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The debate on this tends to split among cost-conscious consumers on one hand and medical people on the other. First, it is pretty conclusive fish amoxicillin is the exact same product as dispensed to humans, though some believe the purity or quality control is not as good, but it would cost too much to intentionally make a lower quality line. It is the same. Now whether a lay person should be prescribing their own antibiotics is another story and there could be some danger in that.

Another view is that sanitary and quality standards are not equal in human and veterinary medicine, and point out that a fish size dose would do a full grown person no good and that a person may get ill from contaminants in the fish amoxicillin. Again, it is never a good idea to take any antibiotics unless they are prescribed for you.

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