Doctor insights on:
How Long Should I Take Ciprofloxacin For Pink Eye
48-72 hours: Most "pink eye" is viral, not bacterial and will run its course in anywhere from a few days to 2 weeks. There is no approved medication for viral conjunctivitis. However, if the "pink eye" to which you refer is truly bacterial and the organism is susceptible to ciprofloxacin, you might expect improvement to begin in 48-72 hours. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Pink Eye (Conjunctivitis) (Definition)
"Pink eye" refers to a viral infection of the conjunctiva. These infections are especially contagious among children. Newborns can be infected by bacteria in the birth canal. This condition is called ophthalmia neonatorum, and it must be treated immediately to preserve eyesight. "Pink eye" refers to a viral infection of the conjunctiva. These infections are especially contagious among children. Newborns can be infected by bacteria in the birth canal. This condition is called ophthalmia neonatorum, and it must be treated immediately to preserve eyesight. ...Read more
7 days: Per drug insert for bacterial conjunctivitis the recommended dosage regimen for the treatment of bacterial conjunctivitis is one or two drops instilled into the conjunctival sac(s) every two hours while awake for two days and one or two drops every four hours while awake for the next five days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Follow doc instructi: Depends on which eyedrops that your doctor gave , be sure to follow what is recommeded-5 to 7 days and followed up if not resolved. ...Read more
Depends...: Usually a couple of days.Get a more detailed answer ›
If what i have is staph infection after taking cephalexin 500mg tid how long would it take to clear up and how long should i take the cephalexin?
Staph infection: Your question cannot be answered without knowing what type of infection you have, the sensitivity of the organism, and whether it is in an area in which Cephalexin penetrates well. In addition it may be necessary to take this more than three times a day. Need far more info. ...Read more
I was given eye drops to treat pink eye, but my doc never told me how long to take them for. This is my 3rd day of treatment. How long should I?
One week: Usually the prescription is for about 10 days. It won't cure the problem, just reduce the symptom until you can get the needed dental treatment. ...Read more
Days.: Your doctor should in fact repeat the testing for chlamydia trachomatis within 1-2 weeks after treatment to assure eradication of the infection. Treat your partner! ...Read more
How long do I wait for a chalazion to go away? I'm using prescribed gentamicin sulfate opthalmic solution, and have been doing so for about five days
I've been using Erythromycin ophthalmic for the past 4 days as a treatment for pink eye. How long should I continue to use it? My doctor didn't say.
My Dr.prescribed me vibramycin (doxycycline) twice daily for a skin infection but i dont know for how long should i take it??
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- How long should i take ciprofloxacin for pinkeye?
- Eye drops how long should you take ciprofloxacin for pinkeye
- How long should i wait to wear contacts with pink eye?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- How long does it take to get pink eye?
- How long does it take to catch pink eye?
- How long should i wait to apply cosmetics after getting pink eye?
- How long should i wait to wear my contacts after pink eye?
- Talk to a infectious disease specialist online