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Can Bactrim Be Used To Treat Tonsillitis

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Karen Says:
 
can bactrim be sued in treating tonsillitis. I was given a prescription at an urgent care clinic for tonsillitis but have only used this in the past for urinary tract infections.

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michelle Says:
 
If the dr. believes that Streptococcus is the cause of your tonsillitis (one of the most comon) then yes. Streptococcus is a bactiria and bactrim is used to kill bactiria.

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JR Velez, P.H. D. Says:
 
Bactrim CAN be prescribed for Tonsillitis, also for Urinary Tract Infection, Otitis Media(Ear Infection)
ie. bacterial conditions, but if your Tonsilitis is recurrent (3 or 4 times a year), you might consider seeing a OTOLAYRINCOLOGIST (Ear, nose,
eye specialist).

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not feeling well Says:
 
i belive i have tosillitis,swallon tonsils covered with puss pockets and sore throat painful to swallow,i have some ceftin will that help treat the tosillitis

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Verwon Says:
 
In reference to the original post, Bactrim is an antibiotic that's effective at treating various types of infections, it's also one of those preferred for MRSA.

You can learn more Bactrim details here.

In regards to the post from not feeling well, Ceftin contains the active ingredient Cefuroxime, which is an antibiotic that's also used to treat various types of infections.

However, it shouldn't be used unless the presence of an infection has actually been confirmed by a doctor, due to the risk of developing antibiotic resistance, if it's used improperly.

You can learn more Cefuroxime details here.

Are there any other questions?

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