Sinus Infection Topic Guide

Sinus Infection Sinus Infection:

Sinus infection (sinusitis), is an inflammation of the sinuses and nasal passages. Causes of sinus infections are a result of a viral upper respiratory tract infection (colds), bacterial infections (strep), or fungi. Some of the signs and symptoms of a sinus infection include:

Treatment of a sinus infection is generally with antibiotics. Home remedies include OTC nasal sprays or oral decongestants and the use of a saline nasal irrigation system.

Sinus Infection Topic Guide - Visuals

Sinus Infection Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

guaifenesin (oral) Guaifenesin (oral)

Guaifenesin is an expectorant. It helps loosen congestion in your chest and throat, making it easier to cough out through your mouth...learn more »

clarithromycin Clarithromycin

Clarithromycin is a macrolide antibiotic. Clarithromycin fights bacteria in your body...learn more »

azithromycin Azithromycin

Azithromycin is a macrolide antibiotic. Azithromycin fights bacteria in the body...learn more »

cefaclor Cefaclor

Cefaclor is in a group of drugs called cephalosporin (SEF a low spor in) antibiotics. It works by fighting bacteria in your body...learn more »

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