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What's stronger keflex or cipro (ciprofloxacin)?

What's stronger keflex or cipro (ciprofloxacin)?

Neither: Both antibiotics are effective bactericidal drugs. Keflex causes time dependent killing while Cipro (ciprofloxacin) causes concentration dependent killing. The 2 drugs have different antibacterial spectrums. In general Cipro (ciprofloxacin) has better activity against gram negative bacteria like pseudomonas while Keflex is more active against gram positive bacteria like staph. And strep. Species. ...Read more

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5 days took keflex ear ache very bad stomach burning urine taking cranberry and vitamin C started take cipro (ciprofloxacin) 5 dys yeast infect micro naz very il?

5 days took keflex ear ache very   bad stomach burning urine  taking cranberry and vitamin C started take cipro (ciprofloxacin) 5 dys yeast  infect micro naz very il?

Confused: Not certain what you ask. Generally Keflex is effective for otitis. Cipro (ciprofloxacin) may also help. Probiotics will help to repopulate your gut with good bacteria that have been destroyed by the antibiotics. That may help the stomach burning. ...Read more

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My son was complaining of a sore ear yesterday and i filled a script and he's in keflex but today it's started leaking clear fluid. What should I do?

My son was complaining of a sore ear yesterday and i filled a script and he's in keflex but today it's started leaking clear fluid. What should I do?

Possible Perforation: It is possible that your child's drum perforated (has a small hole in it). This often occurs with middle ear infections. Important to bring your son back to see the doctor for a recheck. Your doctor can discuss with you if any additional treatment is necessary. ...Read more

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I have very bad sinus issues for the past week or so. No my head head hurts and it is hurting in my ear and teeth. Will keflex help????

I have very bad sinus issues for the past week or so. No my head head hurts and it is hurting in my ear and teeth. Will keflex help????

Possibly: But self treatment reaves from foolish to dangerous. See your GP or a ENT for appropriate diagnosis ("sinus issues" is NOT a diagnosis), treatment plan, and appropriate medications. ...Read more

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I have an infection in a piercing in my ear, why does my dr have me on both keflex and doxycycline? Can these two make me feel like I have a cold?

I have an infection in a piercing in my ear, why does my dr have me on both keflex and doxycycline? Can these two make me feel like I have a cold?

Infections caused...: ...By foreign objects like piercing jewelry are often due to a mixture of bacteria, which sometimes requires treatment with a mixture of antibiotics. Many drugs can cause flu-like symptoms, but so can the interferon that your own body secretes to help fight the infection. Or, you might also have a cold! ...Read more

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5 days ago, swelling right side of face. Took keflex, swelling cont. Back to md. Taking levoflaxin & mumps test. Puffing under eye-swelling over ear.

5 days ago, swelling right side of face.  Took keflex, swelling cont. Back to md. Taking levoflaxin & mumps test. Puffing under eye-swelling over ear.

Need more info: Is the physician who is treating you an ear, nose ; throat specialist? If yes then return to him/her because there is more to be done. If not then consult with one. ...Read more

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