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
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Nasal Spray 3,918
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Amoxicillin vs Biaxin for Sinus Infections

Amoxicillin
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Biaxin
Other name: Amoxil Amoxil
Other name: Clarithromycin Clarithromycin
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2.5
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Satisfaction Score
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2.6
Slightly Satisfied
Helpfulness
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1.2
Concern level
3.4
Helpfulness
for Sinus Infections
2.9
Concern level
3.4
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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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Nausea
2
Dizzy
1
Insomnia
1
Irritability
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Congestion
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Depression
1
Stomach Problems
1
Diabetes
1
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Allergies
7
Headaches
3
Anxiety
3
Asthma
2
Depression
2
Dizzy
2
Insomnia
2
Stomach Pain
1
Metallic Taste
1
Stomach Problems
1
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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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cipro... Heard biaxin was not the best either. I usually...
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" ...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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nus infections. I'm sure that helped. Wishing your d...
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" ...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...
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" ...do cause anxiety . I was on Biaxin and amoxicillin this summer and developed an anxiety problem from... "

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vaquin and Biaxin are SLIGHTLY more effective but only by a...
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" 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... "

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and the only horrible side effect...
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" 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... "

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for Lyme. Some take Biaxin combined with Amoxicillin or...
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" ...take it anymore. I have acid reflux which is controlled with ...take for Lyme. Some take Biaxin combined with Amoxicillin or Ceftin/Omnicef. I had no problem with Amoxicillin when I recently took it for... "

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I am taking to cure it. I have severe stomach cramps-as...
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" ...taken 3 doses of 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... "

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anyway. once we started biaxin he cleared up right away...
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" ...last winter we still had several ear & sinus 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... "

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o cough up yellow mucous and my upper back is tender....
" ...the doctor and he gave me amoxicillin to take 500mg (3 ...and 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.... "

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

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