Comparison of the effectiveness of levofloxacin and amoxicillin-clavulanate for the treatment of acute sinusitis in adults.

@article{Adelglass1999ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of the effectiveness of levofloxacin and amoxicillin-clavulanate for the treatment of acute sinusitis in adults.},
  author={Jeffrey M. Adelglass and C. A. Deabate and P. Mcelvaine and Cynthia L. Fowler and J Lococco and Trevor Campbell},
  journal={Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery},
  year={1999},
  volume={120 3},
  pages={
          320-7
        }
}
In this comparative trial, outpatients with acute sinusitis were randomly assigned to receive levofloxacin (500 mg orally once daily) or amoxicillin-clavulanate (500/125 mg orally 3 times daily) for 10 to 14 days. The success rates (cured and improved) 2 to 5 days after the end of treatment were 88.4% for the 267 clinically evaluable patients who received levofloxacin and 87.3% for the 268 clinically evaluable patients who received amoxicillin-clavulanate. Drug-related adverse events occurred… CONTINUE READING

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