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Clindamycin - how is it with strep throat?

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masso 3 Feb 2019

"ANTIBIOTICS USED FOR STREP THROAT
Once you know for sure that you have strep throat, your doctor can give prescribe antibiotics for you. Some of the most common include:

Penicillin - Unless you are allergic to it, penicillin is the first antibiotic choice for treating strep throat.
Amoxicillin - A broader spectrum form of penicillin, amoxicillin may be more effective and convenient for some patients.
Amoxicillin Clavulanate Potassium - amoxicillin clavulanate potassium is more frequently used to treat recurring cases of strep throat.
Azithromycin - Azithromycin is best used for those who are allergic penicillin or tried penicillin with no results.
Clarithromycin - Clarithromycin goes by the brand name Biaxin and may act as a good alternative for those with penicillin allergies.
+Clindamycin - Clindamycin is effective for those who are allergic to penicillin or have a case of strep throat that is resistant to penicillin.
cefdinir - Branded as Omnicef, research suggests that a five-day course of cefdinir is equal to a ten-day regimen with penicillin.
Antibiotics not suitable for treating strep throat include fluoroquinolones, metronidazole, tetracyclines, and trimethoprim sulfamethoxazole."

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