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ciprofloxacin strep throat

A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Not a good choice: Strep is a gram positive bacteria. Cipro (ciprofloxacin) has no gram positive coverage. Taking the wrong antibiotic can cause antibiotic resistance. Y ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ka-Lok Tse, M.D.
30 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Sore throat: You need a throat culture to test what bacteria and its sensitivity to different antibiotics
A female asked:
Dr. Jana Tomsky Corvalan
26 years experience Family Medicine
Its " overkill": If you have respiratory bacterial infection as a Strep throat 99% Strep group A.. best treated by Penicillin like antibiotics ( Amox..), but bronchit ... Read More
A 15-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Culviner
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Strep throat: I am not certain why you are taking that particular anabiotic for strep throat. It is not first-line therapy. Perhaps there are other reasons that it ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Ciprofloxacin can treat strep throat adequately.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fred McCurdy
44 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and Strept: This should take care of strept. If these spots persist, see you doctor and search for another cause.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hasan Khondker
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Need a throat swab: to confirm
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Virus, not strep?: The large majority of pharyngitis (sore throat) is viral, and no antibiotic works against viruses. Lack of improvement on levofloxacin (Levaquin®) is ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: Please check with your PCP, but Azithromycin can be considered.
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