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Cholecystitis (Gallbladder Inflammation) Topic Guide

Cholecystitis (Gallbladder Inflammation) Cholecystitis (Gallbladder Inflammation): Cholecystitis is inflammation of the gallbladder often caused by gallstones that obstruct the cystic duct. The obstruction produces upper abdominal pain, but cholecystitis inflammation also causes pain. Learn causes, symptoms, treatments, home remedies, and the diet for cholecystitis, and the differences between chronic and acute cholecystitis.

Cholecystitis (Gallbladder Inflammation) Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

penicillin V potassium (oral) Penicillin V Potassium (oral)

Penicillin V potassium is a slow-onset antibiotic that is used to treat many types of mild to moderate infections caused by bacteria, including scarlet fever...learn more »

levofloxacin (oral) Levofloxacin (oral)

Levofloxacin is a fluoroquinolone (flor-o-KWIN-o-lone) antibiotic that fights bacteria in the body. Levofloxacin is used to treat different types of bacteri...learn more »

cephalexin Cephalexin

Cephalexin is a cephalosporin (SEF a low spor in) antibiotic that is used to treat bacterial infections of the lungs, ear, skin, bones, bladder, and kidneys....learn more »

amoxicillin Amoxicillin

Amoxicillin is a penicillin antibiotic that is used to treat many different types of infection caused by bacteria, such as tonsillitis, bronchitis, pneumonia...learn more »

ciprofloxacin (oral) Ciprofloxacin (oral)

Ciprofloxacin is a fluoroquinolone (flor-o-KWIN-o-lone) antibiotic that fights bacteria in the body. Ciprofloxacin is used to treat different types of bacte...learn more »