Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

diverticulitis drugs

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
The non drug treatments for Diverticulitis include:: Diet changes, Increase fiber in diet, Supportive care, Surgery, Bowel resection.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A male asked:
Dr. Faiz Shakir
14 years experience Gastroenterology
Unfortunately no: But avoiding constipation with high fiber diet/good water intake and/or use of stool softeners may help.
1
1 thank
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
No: You need an Rx for these type of antibiotics
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Antibiotic allergies: You need the help of an ID doctor-since they are experts in antibiotics. First, I would want to 'define' ur allergies further-because sometimes a pati ... Read More
A 92-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Diverticulitis: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and Flagyl standard antibiotics of choice.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Metronidazole: Metronidazole CNS toxicity is rare. Toxic levels of can cause lesions in the corpus callosum and dentate nuclei. Patients present with nausea, vomitin ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
Inflammation inside: Diverticulitis is to denote the inflammation usually by infection inside a small pouching-out pocket from the wall of colon usually in the descending ... Read More
10
10 thanks
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Early vs. Late: Acute diverticulitis is associated with swelling of the colon that may create a temporary partial blockage of the colon. Therefore, we often advocate ... Read More
18
18 thanks
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
It can be.: Diverticulitis occurs when a small pocket on the wall of the colon ruptures. If the hole seals quickly, one may be treated as an out-patient with ora ... Read More
6
6 thanks
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sean O Donovan
33 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Maybe: Diverticulitis is an infection that occurs in/around a diverticulum (a weakness or blowout of the wall of the colon), usually treated with antibiotics ... Read More
6
6 thanks
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerardo Garcia
32 years experience General Surgery
Not common: Diverticulosis is present in 60% of the population above the age of 60. Diverticulitis is present in a very low percentage of patients. The treatment ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month