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Is roxythomycin a treatment for strep throat?

Is roxythomycin a treatment for strep throat?

Not the first...: ...Choice, but may help. Up to 20% of streps are resistant, though. ...Read more

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Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


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What is the recommended antibiotic for strep throat?

What is the recommended antibiotic for strep throat?

The very first one: Most medical guidelines recommend penicillin as the first line agent to treat strep throat. However, i feel that Amoxicillin ( a derivative of penicillin) is more often prescribed simply because it is more tolerable/less side effects. This is debatable. It is important to treat strep pharyngitis as it can cause an array of medical problems down the line in the form of rhematic fever. ...Read more

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Is minosycline effective for strep throat?

Is minosycline effective for strep throat?

No: It is not effective enough to be acceptable treatment. It might be effective enough to prevent strep, if you are exposed, but should not be used for treating strep. ...Read more

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What is good for strep throat medicine?

What is good for strep throat medicine?

PCN & take your meds: If you were tested and are sure it is streptococcus causing your throat problems, the best medicine is still penicillin or one very similar, such as amoxicillin. As important, though, is taking your medicine on time. Strep dies when the medicine in your system is above a certain level, so if you don't take your meds on time the strep can start to party again and multiply. Make sure you finish it! ...Read more

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Is zinnat 500mg a good antibiotic for strep throat? Thanks

Is zinnat 500mg a good antibiotic for strep throat? Thanks

It will work: Zinnat, Cefuroxime is effective against the Streptococcus that causes sore throat. Quite often Strep throat doesn't need antibiotics. If it does, Penicillin V is also effective in doses of 250-500mgs four times a day. It is probably the only indication left for oral penicillin . ...Read more

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Whats the best antibiotic for strep throat?

Whats the best antibiotic for strep throat?

Penicillin still #1: Despite being the oldest antibiotic, it is still the medicine of choice for treating strep throat infection. It is not 100%, but still the "standard of care." it is sometime not used because of penicillin allergies or because of younger age (adolescent/teen-more difficult with schedule--school/sports etc) due to required frequency of use --4x/day for 10 days.. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it effective to take clindamycin for a sore throat?

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Is it effective to take clindamycin for a sore throat?

Yes: Yes, Clindamycin is a common antibiotic given for bacterial throat infections. ...Read more

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Is it effective to take cephalexin for a sore throat?

Is it effective to take cephalexin for a sore throat?

See you doctor 1st: A sore throat can be caused by a viral or bacterial infection. Cephalexin is an antibiotic used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. If the sore throat is caused by a virus, Cephalexin will not be effective. Therefore it is important to see your md for an assessment, culture and appropriate therapy. ...Read more

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Is there another medication to take for strep throat bacteria?

Is there another medication to take for strep throat bacteria?

Strep antibiotics: Another medication - are you taking one right now? The antibiotic of choice for strep throat is Penicillin VK (most potent and cheapest) and its derivatives. If allergic to it, other choices are the Erythromycin group, Cipro (ciprofloxacin) group, cephalosporin group. The last group should be taken with caution as there could be an associated cross-allergy in 10% of people. ...Read more

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Swollen tonsils for 2 weeks after antibiotic treatment for strep throat. What is this?

Swollen tonsils for 2 weeks after antibiotic treatment for strep throat. What is this?

It happens: You can kill off the germ, but it can take time for the tissue injury to settle down. Strep, it it was strep, can also coexist with other infecting agents like mono. Some of the worst looking throats I have ever seen were mono. ...Read more

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What is done for strep throat?

What is done for strep throat?

If verified- treat: The majority of sore throats are viruses, but if you have verified strep you should have it treated with an antibiotic. Symptoms may improve in a day or two without treatment, but complications would still be possible without proper treatment. ...Read more

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What is the best cure for strep throat?

What is the best cure for strep throat?

Antibiotic: Various treatments and types of antibiotics are prescribed for streptococcus infections. ...Read more

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What is the cure for streptococcal sore throat?

What is the cure for streptococcal sore throat?

Antibiotics: A timely course of appropriate antibiotics is necessary to treat strep and prevent potentially serious heart, kidney, skin and other problems. ...Read more

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Is cefdinir an ok antibiotic for strep throat?

Is cefdinir an ok antibiotic for strep throat?

It will work well: This is like taking an elephant gun to kill a squirrel, but i've done it before and will do it again.Strep is killed off by this med and if the patient in unable to take penicillin or amoxicillin, it is a better back up med than many others. ...Read more

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Is a zpack enough to treat strep throat?

Is a zpack enough to treat strep throat?

Yes: Azithromycin (z-pack) is an alternate therapy commonly used for treatment of streptococcal infection for patients with penicillin allergies. This should be enough, but if does not improve in 3-5 days, then see your doctor. ...Read more

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Cholorohexidine gargle for throat infection is it good for throat pain?

It may help.: If you have a significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your medical provider ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Saltwater gargles are helpful. Mix a tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey ; a small amount of lemon juice is good. ...Read more

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Which antibiotic is very good for tonsilitis?Why?

Which antibiotic is very good for tonsilitis?Why?

Penicillin type: Tonsillitis is commonly caused by streptococcus. This bacterium is sensitive to penicillin and penicillin like antibiotics such as amoxicillin. If you are allergic another antibiotic such as azithrycin may be used. ...Read more

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Strep Throat (Definition)

A throat infection caused by a strep bacteria, which responds ...Read more