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What's the best antibiotic for mrsa?
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Dr. Booth Wainscoat
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
5 doctors agree
In brief: It depends
There are >6 different antibiotic pill options for treating MRSA & >6 intravenous antibiotic options.
The best antibiotic depends on the severity of the infection, its location (skin vs. Lung vs. Blood stream, etc.), your allergy history, other medications you are taking, your past medical history (ie. Kidney failure) & your response to previous antibiotics.No 1 antibiotic is the best 100% of the time.

In brief: It depends
There are >6 different antibiotic pill options for treating MRSA & >6 intravenous antibiotic options.
The best antibiotic depends on the severity of the infection, its location (skin vs. Lung vs. Blood stream, etc.), your allergy history, other medications you are taking, your past medical history (ie. Kidney failure) & your response to previous antibiotics.No 1 antibiotic is the best 100% of the time.
Dr. Booth Wainscoat
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Dr. Patrick Melder
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
In brief: Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim)
Bactrim for skin issues.
.. Use bactroban (mupirocin) or Bacitracin as well.

In brief: Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim)
Bactrim for skin issues.
.. Use bactroban (mupirocin) or Bacitracin as well.
Dr. Patrick Melder
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