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Is amoxicillin used to treat bv?

Is amoxicillin used to treat bv?

No: The treatment for bacterial vaginosis is usually with Metronidazole or tinidazole. ...Read more

Amoxicillin (Definition)

Amoxicillin is in the penicillin class of antibiotics. All penicillins are distinguished by the presence of a beta-lactam ring, and are known to kill bacteria by inhibiting synthesis (production) ...Read more


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Is zpack the best medication used to treat pneumonia?

Is zpack the best medication used to treat pneumonia?

Depends on : It depends in type of pneumonia which decide abx treatment ! z pack is good to cover common atypical organism covering legionella, mycoplasma , chlymydia! ...Read more

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Is clindamycin used to treat chlamydia?

Is clindamycin used to treat chlamydia?

NO: While this med is often used for bacterial vaginitis & a long list of other bacterial infections, there is no indication that it would be an effective rx for chlamydia. Erythromycin, Azithromycin or Doxycycline are the primary agents. ...Read more

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Is ciprofloxacin used to treat ear infections?

Is ciprofloxacin used to treat ear infections?

Yes: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) can be used PO (by mouth) or topically in the ear canal for ear infections. ...Read more

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Is cefaclor used to treat ear pain?

Is cefaclor used to treat ear pain?

Ear infection: Cefaclor (brand name ceclor) is commonly used to treat middle ear infections (those that occur behind the ear drum). There are many causes of pain in the ear that are not related to infection - especially throat, jaw, dental and sinus problems - and many of these will not respond to Ceclor or other antibiotics. ...Read more

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How is combination therapy used to treat microbial infections?

How is combination therapy used to treat microbial infections?

One -two punch: Much like in boxing, doctors can fight the germs that cause infection using various techniques. Most of the time, just one antibiotic (one punch) is needed to hit and knock out a germ. For some of the tough ones (like Pseudomonas) we may use 2. Other infections may require different strategies, particularly if it's severe. The rationale is to attack the germs in different ways and 'win' the fight! ...Read more

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Is clindamycin used to treat stds?

Is clindamycin used to treat stds?

No: It's not used to treat stds, but it might sometimes be used as a component of therapy for pid. ...Read more

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Which antibiotic is used to treat salmonella?

Which antibiotic is used to treat salmonella?

Salmonella: Most of the time, no treatment is required for Salmonellosis. Antibiotics may be used for at risk individuals (such as infants ...Read more

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What is the antibiotic used to treat throat infections?

What is the antibiotic used to treat throat infections?

A variety: If it is a viral infection - no antibiotic is needed. Knowing the organism helps to determine the antibiotic selection. ...Read more

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Is levequin used to treat chlamydia?

Is levequin used to treat chlamydia?

Alternate treatment: Levofloxacain (Levaquin) is effective against chlamydia and is recommended by CDC as an alternate treatment if for some reason neither of the usual treatments (azithromycin, doxycycline) can be given. ...Read more

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What is amoxicillin used to treat in babies?

What is amoxicillin used to treat in babies?

Amoxicillin: This a broad spectrum penicillin derivative that can be used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. In babies it may be used for ear infection, strep throat, and others. Unfortunately it is often prescribed when there is no obvious need, just to be on the safe side. This practice must be balanced against potential complications. ...Read more

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What is the drug biaxin (clarithromycin) used to treat?

What is the drug biaxin (clarithromycin) used to treat?

Bacterial infections: Check out https://online.Epocrates.Com/noframe/showpage.Do?Method=drugs&monographid=451 & http://www.Drugs.Com/biaxin.Html for more info on this macrolide antibiotic. ...Read more

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Is cefuroxime often used to treat kidney infection?

Is cefuroxime often used to treat kidney infection?

Yes: Treatment of kidney infections depends on the local bacteria and the age of the patient. In pediatrics cephalosporins like Cefuroxime and Ceftriaxone often provide first-line treatment options. In adults, other options like quinolones are often used. Trimethoprim sulfamethoxazole combinations are also popular choices. ...Read more

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What is the antibiotic Flagyl used to treat?

What is the antibiotic Flagyl used to treat?

Lots!: Anaerobic infections, c. Difficile diarrhea, bacterial vaginosis, giardia, trichomonas, rosacea, and other infections. ...Read more

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Can klarycid be used to treat utis?

Can klarycid be used to treat utis?

No: Klarycid or Clarithromycin is used to treat upper respiratory and sinus infections. It is not effective for the bacteria usually found in utis and would not be recommended for that purpose. ...Read more

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What is cipro (ciprofloxacin) used to treat?

What is cipro (ciprofloxacin) used to treat?

UTI and diarrhea: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) can cover a multiple number of bacteria. However, it is mostly used for urinary tract infections (UTI) and intestinal infections. Again, it is used for other infections as well, but less commonly. ...Read more

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Amoxil (Definition)

Amoxil is a third generation penicillin which is a kind of penincillin type drug (anti-bacterial ...Read more