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Anti Inflammatory Drug Dosage Sinus Infection
Is Levaquin 500mg taken for 14 days a good dosage to treat a severe acute sinus infection and will it be enough?
In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more
It depends.: For the average size adult without kidney or liver problems, the appropriate dose for an acute sinus infection (symptoms present for only a week or so) is 500mg twice a day for 7 to 10 days. Chronic sinusitis (infection persisting for several weeks or more) is often treated for much longer, up to 4-6 weeks of antibiotic therapy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My 40lbs 5yr old was given a dosage of 10 ml twice a day of liquid amoxicillin (400mg/5ml) for sinus infection Does this seem right? Thanks.
Seems high: For a severe sinus infection I would prescribe 45 mg / kg /day divided in 2 doses. Your child is 40 lb which is 18 kg. She should have about 800 mg / day which would be 400 mg twice a day. That would only be 5 cc every 12 hours. Double check with your doctor about this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was diagnosed with a sinus infection and a/b two hours after taking my first of five 750mg levofloxacin dosages my ear has become extremely clogged?
Sinus infection symptoms. Feeling dizzy/almost nauseous from blowing nose so much. Also increase Zoloft dosage...Is dizziness/nasea normal with this?
Prescribed levofloxacin for sinus infection also take 20mg lexapro, nurse practitioner and pharmacist said this is fine, drugs.com says otherwise?
It is ok: very low risk of interaction . not significant ...Read more
Can alkaseltzer severe sinus medicine pills make u fail a drug test for a job ? I have severe sinus infection and that's what I took the night before
I just got prescribed amox-clav for a sinus infection. I forgot that I have a birthday party to go to tonight. Is it okay to drink alcohol while on this? Will it hinder the effectiveness of the drug?
How long until amoxicillin works? sinus infection, been on meds for 7 days out of a 10 day dose and feel the same If not worse. What should I do?
Sinusitis: You have either been misdiagnosed or inadequately treated. Under medication, you only report Ibuprofen and don't even list amoxicillin. Are you on any meds for allergies? are you congested? do you have facial pressure? any nasal or post-nasal discharge? you have not provided enough information for a meaningful response. If your sx are worsening on amoxicillin, return to your doctor ASAP. ...Read more
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
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