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Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience in General Surgery
Unlikely: Open wounds need cleaning and debridement. Some need systemic antibiotics, but local, or topical are uncommonly needed.

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Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
Ok to use if PCN -ok: If you are not allergic to penicillin it is okay to use if prescribed by your doctor. Other antibiotics also we use, but above drug is one among them ... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Malina Milan
29 years experience in Internal Medicine
Ampicillin : Dosage depends on what you are treating and the age of the patient. So it is difficult to answer your question. To much is more than what is recommend ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harry Ringer
24 years experience in Dentistry
See dentist: Do not take anything not given by your dentist or doctor. You must also remove the source of the infection to truly treat problem, see a qualified den ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Brian Divelbiss
29 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: both of the drugs are commonly used antibiotics
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Hoffmann
18 years experience in Infectious Disease
No: Amoxicillin / clavulanate is a penicillin-type antibiotic. The clavulanate increases susceptability of some bacteria to the amoxicillin. Bactrim (su ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim): Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) contains sulfonamide & is used to treat or prevent infections..
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
MRSA: Follow doctor's directions. The key to fighting off MRSA using these new antibiotics like Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is to follow you ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) and amoxi: are antibiotics useful for the treatment of a number of bacterial infections like: pneumonia, bronchitis, gonorrhea and ENT infections.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
MRSA: Local skin lesions are generally easily treated with Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) or septra, assuming you are not allergic to sulfa dru ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hashmat Rajput
38 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes but for what?: Yes. You can take Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) as it is a sulfa drug and different class of drug from penicillin and erythromycin. The ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Drug side effects.: See: http://www.drugs.com/sfx/oxacillin-side-effects.html & http://www.drugs.com/sfx/nafcillin-side-effects.html
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
MRSA: Generally local skin lesions can be easily treated with Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) or septra if you are not allergic to sulfa drugs.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Mcadams
22 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: There should be no interactions.
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
It can be: Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is a sulfa drug antibiotic and can be used to treat cellulitis, but is not usually the primary antibiotic ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Earle Pescatore
31 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not usually: Current cdc recommendations do not include the use of bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim).
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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not well: No Bactrim DS will kill some Gram negative bacteria but will have little effect on gonorrhea.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
34 years experience in Family Medicine
N o: Levoquin and Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) are two different class of antibiotics-levoquin beongs to quinolones, Bactrim (sulfamethoxazo ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
34 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Yes, but: Did your physician prescribe both? Sometimes we are on a medication routinely (ie- Doxycycline for acne) and a different antibiotic becomes necessary ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Sulfa for Strep: Sulfonamide drugs were frequently used for Strep throat in the 1930s but fell out of favor approximately 10 years later when it was felt that bacteria ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience in Infectious Disease
No/very similar: Amoxicillin and Ampicillin are not the same but they are very similar. Amoxicillin and Ampicillin have an identical bacterial spectrum of activity. ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. SHERYL POMERANCE
40 years experience in Cosmetic Dentistry
Bactrim/dentistry: Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is usually prescribed for urinary tract infections. Penicilin is the antibiotic of choice for most dental ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience in Pain Management
Yes: As prescribed by your doctor.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
No: It has no effect.
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