Vibramycin - Does doxycycline work to clear chronic sinus infections?
- 15 Nov 2009 by rosiesuz
- 20 March 2010
- vibramycin, infections, sinusitis, doxycycline
I have always been given vibramycin for my sinus infections but the last twice I have been given doxycycline and it has returned 3 days after the 8 day course. But usually I can be 6-7 months between flare ups.
Yes doxcycline will work to clear the sinus infection. You might ask the doc why he/she is prescribing dox instead of vibramycin, tell them what is going on and he/she should explain why the choice was made.
Vibramycin is Doxycyline Hyclate. They are the same drug. I think this is a good example of why not to rely on non-professionals to answer questions about drugs. Call a pharmacist.
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