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 4,787
Prednisone 4,035
Nasal Spray 3,916
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Amoxicillin vs Bactrim for Sinus Infections

Amoxicillin
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Bactrim
Other name: Amoxil Amoxil
Other name: Septra Septra
Satisfaction Score
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2.5
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.6
Slightly Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Sinus Infections
1.2
Concern level
3.4
Helpfulness
for Sinus Infections
1.7
Concern level
3.5
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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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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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Allergies
10
Tiredness
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Nausea
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Dizzy
1
Insomnia
1
Irritability
1
Congestion
1
Depression
1
Stomach Problems
1
Diabetes
1
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Allergies
10
Fever
4
Nausea
3
Tiredness
3
Headaches
2
Diarrhea
2
Vomiting
2
Depression
1
Dizzy
1
Anxiety
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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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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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e on bactrim and I'm pretty sure I'm having a reaction. I c...
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" ...I have been battling a sinus infection for 3 weeks now. I was on amoxicillin for 10 days started to feel better and by day 14 ...again. Then Monday they put me on bactrim and I'm pretty sure I'm having... "

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I was on amoxicillin, and it didn't work. Then, I was...
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" First, I was on amoxicillin, and it didn't work. Then, I was on bactrim. That one worked, but the warnings freaked... "

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vaccine, one allergic to amoxicillin, and another allergic...
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" ...of course, I'm not a doctor. But I have a son who's allergic to flu vaccine, one allergic to amoxicillin, and another allergic to bactrim. If you don't get a call back before the... "

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little stronger than amoxicillin, but no great shakes. Beca...
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" ...ear infection (aka otitis media). Amoxicillin is certainly appropriate first-line, but ...instead, you developed an allergic reaction! Bactrim is also a very ...a little stronger than amoxicillin, but... "

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n allergic reaction once to amoxicillin (hives, rash). i can...
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" Bactrim Amoxicillin, allergic reaction, next morning, rash, ...On Day 3 of taking Bactrim, developed a slight headache. ...but i had an allergic reaction once to amoxicillin (hives, rash). i cannot... "

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you're not allergic to amoxicillin. Bactrim DS worked...
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" ...you seem to be having such a frustrating course. When was your ...your insurance will cover it. Augmentin is another good one that ...people, provided you're not allergic to amoxicillin. Bactrim DS worked... "

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are doctor and she prescribed Bactrum for 10 days. I haven t...
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" ...Fridays ago I was diagnosed with a serious sinus infection. I went to a ...Patient First and was put on Amoxicillan since the Z-pack rarely ...care doctor and she prescribed Bactrum for 10 days. I... "

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just finished a course of Bactrim and so far so good. I pr...
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" ...had an ear infection, took amoxicillin. Looked like it worked. Then, eyes oozed again--another ear infection. Took augmentin, had allergic reaction and switched to ...had another ear infection. We just... "

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usea, and the last few days I took it I had bad depression....
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" ...if i'm not mistaken. Bactrim didnt do me bad at first, but started giving me some harsh side effects like severe sweating, and nausea, and the last few days I took it I had bad depression. After I... "

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took amoxycillin when I had a sinus infection without pr...
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" Hi [...], I took amoxycillin when I had a sinus infection without problems. Bactrim could have revved up your symptoms......plus the updosing probably didn't help with w/d's either. The only way... "

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