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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Common Sinus Infections treatments discussed around the web
Amoxicillin 4,084 Nasal Spray 3,330 Prednisone 3,296
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Amoxicillin
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Biaxin
Other name: Amoxil (Amoxil)
Other name: Clarithromycin (Clarithromycin)
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3.0
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Bronchitis
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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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Clarithromycin is a macrolide antibiotic used to treat pharyngitis, tonsillitis, acute maxillary sinusitis, acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis, pneumonia (especially atypical pneumonias associated with Chlamydia pneumoniae or TWAR), s...
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Amo
Allergies
10
Nausea
2
Tiredness
2
Dizzy
1
Insomnia
1
Weakness
1
Irritability
1
Congestion
1
Stomach Problems
1
Depression
1
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Bia
Allergies
7
Headaches
3
Anxiety
3
Asthma
2
Depression
2
Weakness
2
Insomnia
2
Dizzy
2
Tics
1
Stomach Pain
1
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About Amoxicillin
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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About Biaxin
Clarithromycin is a macrolide antibiotic used to treat pharyngitis, tonsillitis, acute maxillary sinusitis, acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis, pneumonia (especially atypical pneumonias associated with Chlamydia pneumoniae or TWAR), s...
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cipro... Heard biaxin was not the best either. I usually...
" ...least 3 times but I also had to do a lot of flying which for me makes them worse. Also, during my taper, I had some issues in one ear in particular, that has gone away. Just be sure to stay away ... "

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for sinus infections. I'm sure that helped. Wishing...
" ...she was only treated for 3 weeks at a time. She was treated for LD with Amoxicillan, but had also taken alot of Biaxin for sinus infections. I'm sure that helped. Wishing your daughter... "

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and amoxicillin this summer and developed an anxiety problem...
" ...cause anxiety . I was on Biaxin and amoxicillin this summer and developed an anxiety problem from... "

Levaquin and Biaxin are SLIGHTLY more effective but only by...
" ...it is quite a bit more powerful due to the combination. And I hate to disagree here, but you are wrong on Augmentin... it is very effective at treating sinus infections. Levaquin and Biaxin ar... "

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and the only horrible side effect...
" I am on day 5/7 of omeprazole/biaxin/amoxicillin, and the only horrible side effect I've had is exhaustion, but the symptoms of h. pylori I was having have all but disappeared, I read that... "

for Lyme. Some take Biaxin combined with Amoxicillin or...
" ...I have acid reflux which ...Lyme. Some take Biaxin combined with Amoxicillin or Ceftin/Omnicef. I had no problem with Amoxicillin when I recently took it for a sinus infection. Talk with your... "

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I am taking to cure it. I have severe stomach cramps-as...
" ...Biaxin. I am experiencing the same symptoms as described above and would agree that pain from the throat infection I'm being treated for is less of a nuisance than the medication I am taking to cur... "

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anyway. once we started biaxin he cleared up right away...
" ...infections. they didn't respond to amoxicillan at all & omnicef only cleared the ear. i wonder if he had strep in the sinuses (we never cultured) because his doctor figured we'd treat it with abx... "

to cough up yellow mucous and my upper back is tender...
" ...doctor and he gave me amoxicillin to take 500mg ...I seem to have a sinus infection . After taking the Biaxin for 3 weeks I am starting to cough up yellow mucous and my upper back is tender. Is ... "

Biaxin is a really good one... I think out of the basic abx...
" Biaxin is a really good one... I think out ...is better than biaxin though in terms ...doxy, azithro, and amoxicillin it beats those 3. I think it also hits everything... It works for lyme, bar... "

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