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What is the most successful antibiotic for a sinus infection?
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Dr. Farhad Sigari
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
4 doctors agree
In brief: Depends
There is no one antibiotic that is the best.
It all depends on each situation. But i can tell you that zpack is particularly not good for a sinus infection (its better for lower respiratory infections). Unfortunately everyone loves taking in because you only have to take it for 5 days.

In brief: Depends
There is no one antibiotic that is the best.
It all depends on each situation. But i can tell you that zpack is particularly not good for a sinus infection (its better for lower respiratory infections). Unfortunately everyone loves taking in because you only have to take it for 5 days.
Dr. Farhad Sigari
Dr. Farhad Sigari
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Dr. Robert Knox
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Sinusitis Antibiotic
There is no "best" antibiotic.
Nearly all antibiotics have the same effectiveness in treatment of sinus infections. Most guidelines recommend Amoxicillin as the first choice. Sulfa/tmp or Clarithromycin for pencillin-allergic individuals. The most active antibiotics are Moxifloxacin and levofloxacin, and are used when another antibiotic has been used within six weeks or for antibiotic failures.

In brief: Sinusitis Antibiotic
There is no "best" antibiotic.
Nearly all antibiotics have the same effectiveness in treatment of sinus infections. Most guidelines recommend Amoxicillin as the first choice. Sulfa/tmp or Clarithromycin for pencillin-allergic individuals. The most active antibiotics are Moxifloxacin and levofloxacin, and are used when another antibiotic has been used within six weeks or for antibiotic failures.
Dr. Robert Knox
Dr. Robert Knox
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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology
In brief: Wrong expert
Not my field.

In brief: Wrong expert
Not my field.
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
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