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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
NO: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) has poor activity against group a streptococcus. Penicillins, cephalosporins and Clindamycin are much better choices.

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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Levaquin (levofloxacin): or dual antibiotic coverage. You may also need anti inflammatory medication.- these infections take 10-14 days to resolve: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) IS th ... Read More
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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Not reliable: Ciprofloxacin is not recommended for any STD. It would often cover gonorrhea, but not always. It is ineffective against chlamydia. Also ineffective ag ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Call the doc: You will need prescription med for the best results. Cortisporin (neomycin polymyxin and hydrocortisone) otic is an older med covered by most insurers ... Read More
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A 30-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.
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Need confirmation: If you have developed a new infection while taking therapeutic amounts of an antibiotic, it is either viral, for which antibiotics are useless, or a b ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Tsai
29 years experience Urology
Cipro (ciprofloxacin): This is an antibiotic from the family of drugs knows as fluroquinolones. They are common in the treatment of urinary tract infections but can be used ... Read More
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A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Ciprofloxacin: …is one of the fluoroquinolone family of antibiotics; it is used to treat a variety of infections (uti's, prostatitis, acute bronchitis flares, etc) a ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Not recommended: Marijuana affects the brain, and ciprofloxacin also can cause certain CNS (central nervous system) side effects too. So the combination is not recomme ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes it does: Shelf life is dependant on the date the antibiotic was manufactured and it is printed on the original bottle.

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