Posted by: Anonymous | 2009-05-19


HI, when on is generally sick and has the flu or some other bacterial infection like sinus issues/bronchitis, the doc normally sends get the nurse to give you an injection most of the time to help treat the infection. Im wondering if you could tell me exactly what type of injection is given in these cases by GP' s and what the injection consists of (what compounds/medicines ), and is it better than just taking oral antibiotics? Just curious. Thanks.

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Dear Anonymous
It depends, it can be an antibiotic, but if there is a lot of swelling or inflammation it can also be cortisone or anti-inflammatory medication. If it is antibiotic, it may work faster than when you take pills
Dr Bets

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