A 21-year-old female asked:
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is there any other perscription option for a sinus infection other than bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim)?

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
Zithromax : Azithromycin and Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) are excellent choices for sinusitis
Answered on Sep 27, 2017

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