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 4,154 Nasal Spray 3,413 Prednisone 3,355
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Bactrim
VS.
Biaxin
Other name: Septra (Septra)
Other name: Clarithromycin (Clarithromycin)
2.5
3.0
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Infection
UTI
Acne
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Sinus Infections*
Bladder Infection
Staph Infection
Ear Infection
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Lyme*
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Method of use:
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Prescribing mode:
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Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole or Co-trimoxazole (abbreviated SXT, TMP-SMX, TMP-SMZ or TMP-sulfa) is a Sulfonamide (medicine) antibiotic combination of trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole, in the ratio of 1 to 5, used in the treatment of a variety of ...
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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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Allergies
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Fever
4
Nausea
3
Tiredness
3
Diarrhea
2
Headaches
2
Vomiting
1
Depression
1
Dizzy
1
Anxiety
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Allergies
7
Headaches
3
Anxiety
3
Asthma
2
Depression
2
Weakness
2
Insomnia
2
Dizzy
1
Tics
1
Stomach Pain
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Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole or Co-trimoxazole (abbreviated SXT, TMP-SMX, TMP-SMZ or TMP-sulfa) is a Sulfonamide (medicine) antibiotic combination of trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole, in the ratio of 1 to 5, used in the treatment of a variety of ...
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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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for a couple of months now. Was on biaxin which helped...
" ...can be frustrating. I have had a sinus infection for a couple of months now. Was on biaxin which helped with most of ...to avoid it. Bactrim never works on sinus infections for me. I took zi... "

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likes to prescribe Biaxin because it is broader spectrum,...
" Bactrim used to get rid of ...Now the doc likes to prescribe Biaxin because it is broader spectrum, but I always thought Bactrim usually... "

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for a week b4 starting the biaxin, since my child typically...
" ...child on the bactrim for a week b4 starting the biaxin, since my child typically gets so agressive on meds. i see the bactrim helping with sleep ...better once the biaxi... "

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The LLMD switched her to biaxin and rifampin which...
" ...anything for bartonella. DD had an allergic reaction to bactrim, which I originally put down ...I twigged. The LLMD switched her to biaxin and rifampin which produced a... "

drug) for seven months, for lyme and morgellons. It helped...
" ...Biaxin, a sulfa drug) for seven months, for lyme and morgellons. ... "

problems with antibiotics I was on Biaxin for a month after...
" ...I was on Biaxin for ...weeks. I tried Doxy also tore up my GI tract really bad I ended at the ER before Doxy we tried Bactrim only worked for couple weeks and again my stomach was giving me prob... "

biaxin, the leg pain began. That's great that it's working...
" ...the babesia caused your leg pain? I am having ...different combo. I also take bactrim though and when I added bactrim and biaxin, the leg pain began. That's great that it's working and your he... "

3? I'm already taking Biaxin and Bactrim. Adding the...
" ...Adding the Bactrim seems like it might be helping a little, but I've only been on the full dose for about 2 weeks. I had an increase in my symptoms for about a week after starting it (major jello... "

much better since I started biaxin which I understand helps...
" ...sounds like me exactly. I am feeling so much better since I started biaxin which I understand helps the Lyme ...I still have the extreme fatigue, especially in ...Dr. gave me Bactrim DS....a... "

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Our LLMD switched her to biaxin and we never had...
" ...and then an allergic reaction to Bactrim. All over urticaria; eye lids, scalp, everything. Our LLMD switched her to biaxin and we never had ...We used a biaxin/rifampin combo for bart... "

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