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does cipro (ciprofloxacin) cover group a strep?

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Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
NO: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) has poor activity against group a streptococcus. Penicillins, cephalosporins and Clindamycin are much better choices.
Answered on May 6, 2018
Dr. Liesa Harte
29 years experience Family Medicine
Cipro (ciprofloxacin): Cipro (ciprofloxacin) has poor activity against group a streptococcus. Penicillins, cephalosporins and Clindamycin are much better choices.
Answered on Jun 24, 2014
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