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Have diverticulitis flare up. Can, Is there something

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Have diverticulitis flare up. Can
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: Is there something besides cipro and flagyl to take for this
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Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Nadim Al-Mubarak replied 3 months ago.


  • These two antibiotics are most commonly used as they very well cover the most common organisms responsible for the flare-ups, and they are quite effective
  • There are other Antibiotics that can also be used such as Moxifloxacin which can be used as a sole agent OR Augmentin, mostly for uncomplicated flare-ups
  • Generally, Antibiotics choice is guided by available cultures which define the organism involved and their response to the various antibiotics

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Expert:  Nadim Al-Mubarak replied 3 months ago.

Let me know if you have any more questions