U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 21-year-old male asked:

Dentist prescribed me a zpak for sinusitis, affecting my teeth. (hurts so bad). how long until the pain is relieved from taking the zpak?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Renae Roelofs
Dentistry 38 years experience
Antibiotics: An MD should be prescribing appropriate antibiotics for sinusitis. From my personal experience I have found Z-pack ineffective for those types of infections. Levaquin (levofloxacin) worked much better for me.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Oct 22, 2015


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.