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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 4,188 Nasal Spray 3,454 Prednisone 3,424
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Augmentin vs Biaxin for Sinus Infections

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Other name: Clarithromycin (Clarithromycin)
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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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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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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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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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Augmentin... it is very effective at treating sinus in...
" Quote: Augmentin is Amoxicillin with Clavulanic Acid... 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... "

nd augmentin that works good on resistent bacteria. I...
" ...to powerful anitbiotics. I have a bad sinus infection that has now spread ...my sinuses. The dr gave me biaxin but the side effects ...other then amoxicillan and augmentin that works good on resistent... "

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Omnicef, and Augmentin with no success. Finally, a doc....
" ...year and I have had a sinus infection for approx. 11 of those months. I have taken Biaxin, Omnicef, and Augmentin with no success. Finally, a doc. tried me on Leviquin and it seems to... "

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t. Augmentin gives me EXPLOSIVE diarrhea. This is a great d...
" ...I had a severe sinus infection for about 2 to 3 days. Cold and sinus medications helped somewhat, but the problem persisted to the point of losing balance due to my infected inner ears. My physician... "

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for a month with no positve results at 1000mg a day....
" ...of Augmentin? We did Augmentin for a month with no positve results at 1000mg a day. The biaxin worked... "

Dr. put me on Augmentin first, that didn't help so after...
" ...think I had a sinus infection and ear infection too. Dr. put me on Augmentin first, that didn't help so after a week I called back and he gave me Biaxin XL and robitussin generic with codeine .... "

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8 has had very good results with Augmentin/Biaxin combo....
" My daughter 8 has had very good results with Augmentin/Biaxin combo. In the beginning of ...I missed 2 doses of Biaxin and the symptoms came right ...its not scientific but I believe the Biaxin is helping a... "

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metimes Augmentin is effective in reaching intracellualr st...
" ...like you are on. Biaxin is more effective than ceftin in reaching ...I wonder if that is why Augmentin did not help your ...strep at all. Sometimes Augmentin is effective in reaching intracellualr strep,... "

cipro... Heard biaxin was not the best either. I usually...
" ...I did seem to have more sinus infections during my taper year last year. I believe I was on antibiotics at least 3 times but I also had to do a lot of flying which for me makes them worse. Also,... "

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have also tried the Augmentin which seemed to be working...
" ...being treated for a sinus infection. I am on dose #5 of 10 pills (400mg day) and so far the only side effect I have had is I fall asleep fine but wake around 12-1am and cannot get back to sleep... "

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