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Had ethmoidal sinusitis. Prescribed zinat. Is the treatment harmful?

Hello, I had a ethmoidal sinusitis last week, My physician prescribed zinnat tablets 500mg for twice a day for 10 days. i have stopped once done with the first package of the medecine. Did I interrupt my treatement in a harmful way or the dosage i have taken was enough to kill the bacteria causing the sinusitis. Thank you
Asked On : Sat, 16 Feb 2013
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General Surgeon 's  Response
Zinnat contains Cefuroxime which a very good antibiotic.
You should follow your doctor's prescription.
In Sinusitis,other sinuses will get involved too.
So,you should take complete course.
You can start again along with Anti inflammatory drug & Anti histamine.
Steam inhalation will be very much helpful
Wish you speedy recovery
Answered: Sun, 17 Feb 2013
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General & Family Physician Dr. Mamun Kabir's  Response
thank you.
sinusitis is usually caused by bacteria.
in that case an antibiotic is usually prescribed for 7-10 days.
it is necessary to complete the course for eradication & prevent drug resistance.
take care.
Answered: Sun, 17 Feb 2013
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