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Cipro resistant bacterial sinusitis

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and Levaquin: are both fluoroquinolone antibiotics and have a very close spectrum. The only explanation would be that you were infected with bacteria that is sensi ... Read More

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Cold/Sinus: Hello, Ciprofloxacin is an excellent choice for an antibiotic for a uti. I am assuming that the cold/sinus symptoms you are experiencing is due to a v ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Yes: But, because of serious adverse effects, Drs are advised to use ciprofloxins only when nothing else is possible. There are several antibiotics prefera ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes!: Absolutely yes, in fact most cases of sinusitis are more so related to allergies and viral infections which are unaffected by antibiotics. Most cases ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
52 years experience Internal Medicine
See answer: Neither Bactrim or Cipro (ciprofloxacin) are recommended for Acute Bacterial Sinusitis. Most cases get better without antibiotics. For cases requirin ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Schmidt
37 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Depends: Do you have culture proven sinusitis that would require ciprofloxacin? Usually this is not a 'first reach' unless you have allergies to other abx. T ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Yes, but: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is not the drug of choice for prostatitis. It's not even the second or 3rd drug. Not sure why you're on it. Are you sure you hav ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
For which infection?: and where? The answer to this question is judgmental and in context of the whole clinical picture not just isolated culture and sensitivity test. And ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Ciprofloxacin: Would not treat myself with this drug without knowing what your were treating and whether the causative organisms were likely to be sensitive to the a ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
Antibiotics: The way you are taking the antibiotics is one of the ways we get bacteria that are resistant. Taking it for a couple of doses, stopping it for a few ... Read More

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