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What Are The Names Of Antibiotics Used To Treat A Trich Infection
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
Often viral: Truth be told, most "nose infections" (often called sinusitis) are caused by viruses which do not respond to antibiotics at all, but instead are best treated with decongestants. The rare times when there really is a bacteria causing the infection, drugs such as Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) (amoxicillin/clavulonic acid), quinolones (such as levofloxacin), macrolides (azithromycin) and sulfa (bactrim), can all help. ...Read more
Many Different Ones: Most commonly: Macrodantin (nitrofurantoin macrocrystals), Bactrim or septra (trimethoprim/sulfa) or Cipro (ciprofloxacin). Less often: amoxicillin, augmentin, (amoxicillin and clavulanate) suprax, keflex, cefepime, omnipen, gentamicin. A number of others are used if the bacteria are resistant to the all of the above. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sinus infection: The choice of antibiotics to treat sinus infections is a complex one. If a patient has never had an antibiotic one would choose an antibiotic based on the likely bacteria to be found in the sinus. First choice antibiotics are amoxicillin, erythromycin, and a first generation. Cephalosporin, like keflex. If you have seen an antibiotic before:augmentin, biaxin, (clarithromycin) clidamycin, and Levaquin are good. ...Read more
What are the suitable antibiotic to be taken during pregnancy? And what are the doses? For curing urine infection.
Several : There are several antibiotics that are safe during pregnancy. You need to call your ob/gyn to coordinate care and have continuity of care to assure he/she knows all the medications you are taking while pregnant. Of course, it is important to get definitively diagnosed with a urinalysis telling you have an infection and what bacteria is causing it, as you do not want to take any meds unless needed. ...Read more
See below: Bacterial osteomyelitis frequently involves areas of bone necrosis that require surgical debridement or amputation. Osteomyelitis frequently involves bacterial biofilms with inert non-replicating bacteria that are difficult to kill with antibiotics and which require prolonged treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several options: Depending on the nature of the infection and its severity, and whether methicillin resistant Staph aureus (MRSA) is suspected, some oral drugs are amoxicillin-clavulanate (Augmentin), cephalexin, sulfa-trimethoprim (Bactrim), and linazolid. IV treatments include nafcillin, cefoxitin, and vancomycin. There are other options as well, depending on circumstances. Do not attempt self treatment; see MD. ...Read more
I have chronic bacterial vaginosis and yeast infections. Is there something other that presceiption drugs that I can take to get rid of the infection?
Yeast yes, BV harder: Preventing recurrent vaginal yeast infections usually is pretty easy, with a weekly oral dose of fluconazole (Diflucan). Recurrent or persistent BV is more difficult, but many cases can be controlled or limited by periodic vaginal metronidazole (Metrogel), although it is expensive. Discuss with your doctor; or ask for referral to an ObG with subspecialty or special interest in infectious diseases. ...Read more
Which two?: Sorry, but you do not say which two antibiotics! Please ask your question again, and clarify. ...Read more
What is the antibiotic of choice to treat bacterial acute sinus infection? Please include dosage and duration. Thanks
Xylitol ; OLE: A natural approach can be olive leaf extract as antimocrobial. Also, xylitol is a natural sugar and breaks up biofilm in the body. That's where germs mulitply. It is found in a nasal spray called xlear (pronounced "clear") and in chewing gum called spry. Pleasant tasting too! ...Read more
What antibiotics are used to treat scarlet fever? Which antibiotics are normally given with the intent to treat scarlet fever?
Penicillin: Unless you are allergic.Get a more detailed answer ›
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