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03 Aug 2010

PURBAC double strength
Hi Doc, I just got prescribed an antibiotic called purbac d.s for my sinus infection. My doc told me to take ONE tablet everyday for anywhere between 7 to 10 days. Could you please clarify for me exactly how long is the suggested length to take this (eg 7 days/ 8 days/ 10days) or does it not really matter after 7 days?

Also is this particular antibiotic a good one or are there better options for treating the average sinus infection?
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CyberDoc
Cyberdoc

01 Jan 0001

Hallo Chris
This is used for sinusitis and the treatment for sinusitis is at least for 7 days, if you still have symptoms (yellow phlegm, pain over sinuses, fever)you can continue for 3 days longer. There are various options for treating sinusitis and it depends on whether you are allergic to certain antibiotics, cost implications etc which antibiotic would be most suitable
Dr Bets
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