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Can I Take Cipro To Treat A Sinus Infection
Yes: Cipro is a broad spectrum antibiotic. Not everyone would agree that it is a "best drug" for a sinus infection. There may be others that wold be considered better for this. The question is "do you really have a sinus infection?" a sinus infection can be a viral infection in the upper passages with pain and discomfort or allergies with fullness/congestion and pain or frank bacterial infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Does Jevity 1.5 which I use for my peg tube have any dairy in it and can I take it together with Cipro because I have a sinus infection?
Probably ok together: Abbott Nutrition describes Jevity 1.5 Cal is a concentrated calories to help tube-fed pts gain and maintain health wt. 12 grams soluble and insoluble fiber and 10 g of short chain fructooligosaccharides . 15 g of prebiotics. meets 100z% of 24 essential vitamine and minerals in 1500 cal (1 Liter). Kosher, Gluten free. suitable for lacose intolerance. Avoid sun with Cipro. ...Read more
If I have a sinus infection, but just recently, two weeks ago, took cipro for a urine infection, is it too soon to take zpack for my present infection?
That should be fine: No, you should be able to take the z-pak with no problems. The two drugs treat different things to some extent, so it's not a problem. ...Read more
Have sinus infection. Got prescribed Cipro 500mg 2x day. Can I still take multivitamins, drink coffee and take my 5-HTP supplement?
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
I have been taking cipro for 6 days for a sinus infection and see no relief so far. I usually see relief in 2 days. What should I do?
Not the best: In general, antibiotics are not recommended for sinus infections. But in severe or prolonged cases, they may be used. Cipro is not the best choice; it doesn't kill some of the common bacteria that cause sinus infections. The recommended drug is amoxicillin, provided you're not allergic to penicillin. ...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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