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can i take cipro to treat a sinus infection

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is a broad spectrum antibiotic. Not everyone would agree that it is a "best drug" for a sinus infection. There may be others ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Knox
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Cipro (ciprofloxacin) Sinus: I'm not a big fan of Cipro (ciprofloxacin) for sinusitis. There are many other antibiotics that are a better choice, unless cultures have shown pseudo ... Read More

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alen Cohen
14 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: Yes a very good and strong antibiotic for sinus infections. Usually a second line antibiotic for resistant cases.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ferro
27 years experience Urgent Care
Thanks for asking!: The simple answer is yes if it is a susceptible bacterial sinus infection.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: You could be feeling tired if you have allergies that are causing you to have sinus problems. Cipro (ciprofloxacin) generally does not make one tired.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably ok together: Abbott Nutrition describes Jevity 1.5 Cal is a concentrated calories to help tube-fed pts gain and maintain health wt. 12 grams soluble and insoluble ... Read More
A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brandon Maples
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That should be fine: No, you should be able to take the z-pak with no problems. The two drugs treat different things to some extent, so it's not a problem.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Sinusitis: Yes you can take all of those. It is usually unnecessary to take antibiotics for acute sinusitis. Try irrigation with saline using a Neti-pot (see pha ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
Not the best: In general, antibiotics are not recommended for sinus infections. But in severe or prolonged cases, they may be used. Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is not t ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
35 years experience Family Medicine
10days: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) 500 mg taking every 12 hours for 10days. For sinus infection.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amar Ashraf
Specializes in Infectious Disease
Consult a physician: Sinusitis could be poly microbial . Cipro (ciprofloxacin) works for particular type of bacterial ( gnr) only. If Cipro (ciprofloxacin) does not work, ... Read More
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