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Sinusitis and antibiotics - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Good evening doctor
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   i have just been a course of antibiotics
User :   for my sinus headaches
Doctor :   ok
User :   is it necessary to start the antibiotics course right away
User :   or can i start it in another 3 days time
User :   that is on thursday
User :   because the doctor advised me no physical activities
Doctor :   If at all there is a sinus infection , its better to start antibiotic course as soon as possible
User :   and i have some physical activities planned for the next few days
Doctor :   Ok i understand your concern .
User :   and some parties also planned
Doctor :   But it is better to follow doctors advise .
User :   so i reach rock bottom and then start my antibiotic course
Doctor :   You can attend social gatherings even after staarting this antibiotic course
User :   alcohol?
User :   is it alright if i take it from thursday
Doctor :   Its better to avoid alcohol during antibiotic course
Doctor :   because some antibiotics have interaction with alcohol
User :   this is pencillin
User :   the one i have been given
Doctor :   some pencillins and cephalosporins also have interaction with alcohol

Doctor :   So better avoid alcohol during antibiotic course
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