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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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Infection (Definition)

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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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 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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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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Are antibiotic injections used to treat a tooth infections?

Are antibiotic injections used to treat a tooth infections?

If serious, yes!: A serious and acute dental infection, especially one threatening to block a person's ability to breathe may very well require a dose of IV antibiotics to get the infection under control until the offending tooth (teeth) can be treated. ...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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Gimalxina, is it used to treat urinary infection?

Gimalxina, is it used to treat urinary infection?

Can be used: It is Amoxicillin and can be used for an UTI however there are other antibiotics that are preferred. ...Read more

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Can amoxicillin be used to treat gum disease?

Can amoxicillin be used to treat gum disease?

Poor choice: The way to treat gum disease is with definitive dental treatment by a trained dentist to include such modalities as scaling and root planing, along with surgical procedures as\if necessary. Plaque control and general health are also essential to success. Adjuncts such as Chlorhexidine rinses and tetracylines may also be helpful in some cases. Get a periodontal consult for your best options. ...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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Is it okay to use cefuroxime to treat a tooth infection?

Is it okay to use cefuroxime to treat a tooth infection?

Not a common use: Uses of this medication include treatment of tonsillitis, strep throat, ear infections, skin infections, and bronchitis, to name a few. This prescription medication works by preventing the bacteria from forming cell walls.Not all bacteria will respond to this medicine. Most times other more broad spectrum antibiotics like penicillin are used. ...Read more

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Can azithromycin be used to treat absessed gum?

Can azithromycin be used to treat absessed gum?

Azithromycin: Yes, it can be, assuming that all the organisms involved are sensitive to azithromycin. This is not necessarily the therapy of choice for every doctor or dentist, but should probably work. ...Read more

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Can clindamycin be used to treat an abscessed tooth?

Can clindamycin be used to treat an abscessed tooth?

Temporarily: Clindamycin, while a great antibiotic will only help to reduce the consequence of the underlying problem. If the gum is swollen around the tooth i would recopmmend that you see a periodontist. If the gum is not swollen and you are in a significant amount of discomfort i would recommend that you see an endodontist.These dentists would resolve the source of the infection to prevent return. ...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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Are antibiotic injections often used to treat a tooth infection?

Are antibiotic injections often used to treat a tooth infection?

No: Most tooth infections can be cured with oral antibiotics. When they can't, they may need surgery. ...Read more

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Have hepatic abscess. Is amoxicillin used to treat?

Have hepatic abscess. Is amoxicillin used to treat?

Reasonable: We will often do one of several things when treating a liver abscess, one being to pull off some of the fluid and send it for culture. This will identify the bacteria involved. Amoxicillin is a reasonable choice as long as there is evidence that the bacteria involved are sensitive to this antibiotic. ...Read more

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Can minocin (minocycline) be used to treat a sinus infection?

Can minocin (minocycline) be used to treat a sinus infection?

Minocin (minocycline) for sinuses: Minocin (minocycline) is an antibiotic from the tetracycline family so your answer is 'yes', it could be used from sinus infections. It would be effective for the flora that is usually found in sinus infections. I hope that answered your question. ...Read more

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Can oral keflex be used to treat bacterial conjunctivitis?

Can oral keflex be used to treat bacterial conjunctivitis?

Probably yes, but...: Bacterial conjunctivitis normally is treated with antibiotic eyedrops, doesn't usually need antibiotics by mouth. Also most conjunctivitis is viral, not bacterial, and will not respond to any antibiotic. If your doctor prescribed cephalexain (Keflex), take it as directed. If you are diagnosing and/or treating yourself, e.g. with leftover medication, don't do it; see your doctor first. Good luck. ...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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Is Flagyl used to treat dental infections/dental abscess i was presribed penveek and flagyl, is this okay?

Is Flagyl used to treat dental infections/dental abscess i was presribed penveek and flagyl, is this okay?

Yes: Flagyl and pen vk is a fine antibiotic depending on the type of infection you have. If you have concerns about the medications being prescribed, you should speak to your doctor. If you don't trust your doctor, find somebody you do. ...Read more

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Can metronidazole and azithromycin be used to treat a kidney infection?

Can metronidazole and azithromycin be used to treat a kidney infection?

Kidney infection: No. Neither one of those antibiotics is useful for urinary tract infections. If you have a urinary infection, please don't delay in getting help and getting treatment with the appropriate antibiotics. ...Read more

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Vibramycin (Definition)

Vibramycin is a tetracyclic agent which is a kind of serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibiting drug (atypical anti-psychotic ...Read more


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Vibra Tabs (Definition)

Vibra-Tabs is a tetracyclic agent which is a kind of serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibiting drug (atypical anti-psychotic ...Read more