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Can Cipro Treat Strep Throat
Im allergic to everything but cipro and levaquin i have strep throat and have been taking levaquin for 10 days 750 now its back what can i take?
Hello, I have strep throat right now, and i am taking 750 mg of ciprofloxacin every 12 hours. I have severe lower back pain, what does this mean?
Strep throat: I am not certain why you are taking that particular anabiotic for strep throat. It is not first-line therapy. Perhaps there are other reasons that it was prescribed, of which I am not aware. Certainly muscle aches and pains can be associated with that type of antibiotic. My advice would be to call your doctor and advise of the symptoms and consider switching antibiotics. ...Read more
Im allergic to everything but cipro and levaquin just got off 10 days of levaquin for strep didnt help sore throat time.have it back what can i take?
Virus, not strep?: The large majority of pharyngitis (sore throat) is viral, and no antibiotic works against viruses. Lack of improvement on levofloxacin (Levaquin®) is evidence it wasn't strep to begin with, or that it was strep plus a virus. This should continue to clear up on its own. Check with your doctor if it continues more than another few days. ...Read more
How do you treat strep throat if I'm allergic to bactrim, keflex, cipro, and amoxicillin? Also allergic to inactive ingredient propylene glycol.
Cipro for strep: It'll likely take care of the infection but it's not recommended as first or even second line use. There are reports of increasing resistance of group a strep to fluoroquinolones (cipro). Penicillin is still the first choice and macrolides for people with penicillin allergy (or cephalosporins depending on local resistance). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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