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how long does it take for antibiotics to kick in for sinus infection?

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Dr. Dinh Bui
Dr. Dinh Bui answered
22 years experience Dentistry
24 hours: The drug of choice for sinus infection is Levaquin (levofloxacin) and it should kick in after 24 hours.
Answered on Jul 18, 2018
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