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The Summary/Mailbag: Antibiotics in Sinusitis

Andrew Buelt, DO and Rob Orman, MD
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References

Ahovuo‐Saloranta, Anneli, et al. "Antibiotics for acute maxillary sinusitis in adults." The Cochrane Library (2016).


Rosenfeld, Richard M., et al. "Clinical Practice Guideline (Update) Adult Sinusitis Executive Summary." Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery152.4 (2015): 598-609.

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Ian L., Dr -

Oral corticosteroids are great in the severer sinusitis .Open the Blocks .Decreases Congestion

Ian L., Dr -

VenecampRP Cochrane Database Systemic Review 2011 Dec 7 :Limited evidence suggests oral corticosteroids with antibiotics
May be modestly beneficial for short term relief of symptoms in acute sinusitis with a number needed to treat of seven for resolution or symptom improvement .A large primary care trial is needed to establish whether oral corticosteroids offer additional benefit to antibiotics in acute sinusitis .
Comment in JAMA 2015 Mar24-31. ;313(12):1258-1259

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