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Allergic to many broad spectrum antibiotics, including penicillin, cephalosporins. Clindamycin, Bactrim, Cipro (ciprofloxacin) gave C Diff. What would work for Sinus?
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Sinus Infection: It sounds like it may be safer not to use antibiotics. A steroid spray with a course of Prednisone may help. Even gentle saline spray may be useful. T ... Read More
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I have been on several antibiotics over the past couple of years doxycycline &, clindamycin 3 timin past 6 up thewhat would be a better alternative ant?
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What is the best antibiotic for cellulitus? I'm allergic to sulfur and pcn. Spider bit me. Led to staph/cellu.Er dr gave me cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) seems to be good
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Was given ketoconazole for itching and clindamycin for scalp bumps and doxycycline antibiotic for folliculitis... I have Alot of pain that doesn't seem to be going away.. what could this be? Allergic reaction?
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Allergic to penicillin, clindamycin, have mitral valve prolapse and pvcs at times. Have gum surgery soon and need to take an antibiotic. Is azithromycin safe for me given fda warnings?
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Can the antibiotic clindamycin be taking 6 hours apart because I have to take three a day and their 300mg?
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