Sinus Infections

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Sinusitis is inflammation of the paranasal sinuses, which may be due to infection, allergy, or autoimmunity issues. Most cases are du...
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Amoxicillin 4,293 Nasal Spray 3,546 Prednisone 3,536
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Amoxicillin vs Augmentin for Sinus Infections

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Amoxicillin (International Nonproprietary Name), formerly amoxycillin (British Approved Name), and abbreviated amox, is a moderate-spectrum, bacteriolytic, beta-lactam antibiotic antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections caused by suscept...
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Amoxicillin/clavulanic acid (International Nonproprietary Name) or co-amoxiclav (British Approved Name) is a combination antibiotic consisting of amoxicillin trihydrate, a -lactam antibiotic, and potassium clavulanate, a -lactamase inhibitor. Thi...
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Amoxicillin (International Nonproprietary Name), formerly amoxycillin (British Approved Name), and abbreviated amox, is a moderate-spectrum, bacteriolytic, beta-lactam antibiotic antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections caused by suscept...
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Amoxicillin/clavulanic acid (International Nonproprietary Name) or co-amoxiclav (British Approved Name) is a combination antibiotic consisting of amoxicillin trihydrate, a -lactam antibiotic, and potassium clavulanate, a -lactamase inhibitor. Thi...
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e a prescription for Augmentin, which has a side effect of c...
" ...I am fighting a sinus infection and fluid in both ...My PCP originally put me on liquid amoxicillin, but it didn't help. He then gave me a prescription for Augmentin, which has a side effect of causing... "

e a prescription for Augmentin, which has a side effect of c...
" ...My PCP originally put me on liquid amoxicillin, but it didn't help. He then gave me a prescription for Augmentin, which has a side effect of causing diarrhea. Before ...a good alternative?? I get sinus... "

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n Augmentin for another week with no results. Should I e...
" ...now. The doctor told me it was a sinus infection and put me on Amoxicillin . After 2 weeks it still did not clear up, and now I've been on Augmentin for another week with no results. Should I... "

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when I was prescribed Augmentin for a bad sinus infection....
" ...ago when I was prescribed Augmentin for a bad sinus ...added. I had taken amoxicillin in the past with no problems, so I speculated it ...me to another antibiotic. She switched me to Keflex, which got rid... "

the one he had. Augmentin seemed to work best for him....
" ...was because a doctor put him on Amoxicillan and shortly after he ...got over the one he had. Augmentin seemed to work best for him. He also seemed to have a constant sinus infection/stuffy nose, too... "

I used augmentin for sinus infections awhile ago after...
" Mike, I used augmentin for sinus infections awhile ago after amoxicillin stopped working for me. It worked well and I never had any problems... "

c had prescribed augmentin after amoxicillin did nothing. I...
" ...Hi, I have sjogrens, autoimmune hepatitis and cirrhosis. ...month now I have had a severe sinus infection. My pc had prescribed augmentin after amoxicillin did nothing. I have read not to use augmentin... "

(first treated with Amoxicillin, unsuccessfully) he...
" ...after 5 doses of Augmentin for a sinus infection (first treated with Amoxicillin, unsuccessfully) he still had a 103-degree fever. They say that his sinus infection is clearing up beautifully... "

he exact same CNS side effects listed as amoxicillin so I...
" ...My sinus infection and headaches have improved some but they are still really bothering me and making me cranky. I tried amoxcillin and tolerated it fairly well but didn't get any results. I wrote a... "

then I'd take her in right away and ask for augmentin and...
" ...awful ear infection !!!! Amoxicillin does nothing for my dd's ear infections...they don't even bother anymore ...can't get her pain under control and then I'd take her in right away and ask for... "

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