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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Spectracef (Overview)

Spectracef is a third generation cephalosporin which is a kind of cephalosporin type drug (anti-bacterial drug, antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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What to do if I was given zithromax augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) 875 and now today I was given spectracef (cefditoren pivoxil) is this good for sinus infection?

What to do if I was given zithromax augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) 875 and now today I was given spectracef (cefditoren pivoxil) is this good for sinus infection?

Antibiotics: Hello. You are being treated aggressively with antibiotics for sinusitis. If this last round doesn't make you feel better then see your ENT doctor. A CT scan, nasal endoscopy, an immune or allergy eval may be recommended. ...Read more

Dr. Ronald Krauser
5 Doctors shared insights

Spectracef (Overview)

Spectracef is a third generation cephalosporin which is a kind of cephalosporin type drug (anti-bacterial drug, antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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What's cefditoren pivoxil for?

What's cefditoren pivoxil for?

Antibiotic: This third generation cephalosporin antibiotic is approved by fda for uncomplicated skin and skin structure infections, community-acquired pneumonia, acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis, pharyngitis, and tonsillitis. Cefditoren should be well tolerated. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Cefditoren pivoxil allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Cefditoren pivoxil allergy?

Spectracef allergy: Spectracef (Cefditoren Pivoxil) is a cephalosporin antibiotic. Medication allergic reactions can include difficulty breathing, hives and swelling of face, lips, throat, mouth or tongue. ...Read more

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Can you take spectracef (cefditoren pivoxil) for a sinus infection?

Can you take spectracef (cefditoren pivoxil) for a sinus infection?

Antibiotic caution: It's best to get a doc's input on whether you need antibiotics or not...Particularly in this day and age when side effects can be worse (C. diff) and resistant germs are on the rise. The IDSA (Infectious Disease Society of America) is against antibiotics for sinus infections. Best to see a doc and get proper advice before you go treating yourself. There's other good treatment that can be tried. ...Read more

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I was given spectracef (cefditoren pivoxil), Is this good for treating a sinus infection?

I was given spectracef (cefditoren pivoxil), Is this good for treating a sinus infection?

Cefditoren: This is a good "third-generation" cephalosporin antibiotic that targets a number of the germs responsible for a sinus infection (i.e. Strep pneumo, H. flu and some others). I would expect your symptoms to improve, but if not, you might have a resistance issue or something else going on. Hopefully with this and some TLC you'll recover just fine. Talk to a doctor if you're not improving. ...Read more

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Is spectrace (cefditoren pivoxil) good for sinus infections?

Is spectrace (cefditoren pivoxil) good for sinus infections?

Probably: Spectracef (cefditoren pivoxil) is approved for use in acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis, community acquired pneumonia, pharyngitis, tonsillitis, uncomplicated skin and skin structure infections. ...Read more

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What to do if I was given zithromax augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) 875 and now today I was given spectracef (cefditoren pivoxil) is this good for sinus infection?

Antibiotics: Hello. You are being treated aggressively with antibiotics for sinusitis. If this last round doesn't make you feel better then see your ENT doctor. A CT scan, nasal endoscopy, an immune or allergy eval may be recommended. ...Read more

Dr. Lawrence Kessler
5 Doctors shared insights

Cefditoren Pivoxil (Definition)

Cefditoren pivoxil is a third generation cephalosporin which is a kind of cephalosporin type drug (anti-bacterial ...Read more


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