I was prescribed Cefdinir 300 mg and 800 mg ibuprofen

Patient : I was prescribed Cefdinir 300 mg and 800 mg ibuprofen for bacterial sinusitis? I have taken my second dose and have to work on Monday. When will I begin to feel better and throat pain under control?
Doctor :   Hi. Thanks for your query. Great to know that you are already taking Cefdinir and Ibuprofen. If both the medicine s start working well, you may get relief within a few days, maybe by Monday. Bacterial sinusitis can sometimes take more time as it is a 'close-cavity' infection. Do not worry, also take nasal decongestant drops 6 hourly to start with to be gradually reduced over time followed by steam inhalations. Also take multivitamins, PPI like Pantoprazole. Hope for the best.

Related Q&A

Q: How would I get help from a child phsychologist? What can they help with? My child has been acting up lately.

Q: My 8 year old has constipation. Muscle pain, dizziness, fatigue, and belly pain. Normal labs except high absolute n...

Q: I've been feeling like I'm going to pass out for the past 2-3 months now. I thought I might be anemic so I got my lab...

Q: I have a collection of red itchy bumps on my penis shaft. I believe it's friction burn but I'm not positive.

Q: I AM A 68 YEAR OLD MALE AND HAVE BEEN GIVEN CYCLOBENZAPRINE, 10 MG. FOR MUSCLE SPASMS IN MY SHOULDER AND UPPER BACK, ...

 


DOCTOR ADVISORY BOARD
218

Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician
173

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician
138

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist
98

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon
CNN
BBC
MSNBC
CBS
abcNews
FoxNews