Moxifloxacin vs amoxicillin/clavulanate in the treatment of acute sinusitis.

  title={Moxifloxacin vs amoxicillin/clavulanate in the treatment of acute sinusitis.},
  author={Jos{\'e} R Arrieta and Alejandro S Galgano and Eulalia Sakano and Ximena Fonseca and Carlos F. Am{\'a}bile-Cuevas and Gerardo M Hern{\'a}ndez-Oliva and R. A. Vivar and Gerardo Gonzalez and Arturo Cedillo Torres},
  journal={American journal of otolaryngology},
  volume={28 2},
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy and safety of moxifloxacin with that of amoxicillin/clavulanate for the treatment of acute bacterial sinusitis in adults. MATERIALS AND METHODS Five hundred seventy-five patients from Latin American countries were randomized to receive oral moxifloxacin 400 mg once daily for 7 days, or oral amoxicillin/clavulanate 500/125 mg 3 times daily for 10 days, in a prospective, open study. RESULTS At the test-of-cure visit (7-14 days after… CONTINUE READING

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