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Are there any over-the-counter alternatives to bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) or similar antibiotics, for an abscess?
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Dr. Michael Ein
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
In brief: No
There are no over the counter alternatives to prescription antibiotics in the usa.
Drainage is the primary treatment of an abscess which may not require antibiotic treatment.

In brief: No
There are no over the counter alternatives to prescription antibiotics in the usa.
Drainage is the primary treatment of an abscess which may not require antibiotic treatment.
Dr. Michael Ein
Dr. Michael Ein
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
In brief: Over Counter antibio
I am sorry to say in us you need a prescription for any antibiotics, and none is available over the counter.You need to se a doctor and for abscess you shoud.

In brief: Over Counter antibio
I am sorry to say in us you need a prescription for any antibiotics, and none is available over the counter.You need to se a doctor and for abscess you shoud.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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