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Im a md working on a pediatric psychiatry unit and diagnosed

hello Im a md...
hello Im a md working on a pediatric psychiatry unit and diagnosed myself with a bacterial conjunctivitis this AM I would like to write myself an Rx to get started on treatment immediately and my opthomologist is in NY(its sunday) and I'm in PA. (I have a NY and a PA license) I was thinking perhaps Ciprofloxacin 3% or Moxifluoxacin 0.5 % but not sure if bid or tid for 7 days. I could use a suggestion.
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Doctor DanB : Hello and thanks for your question. Are you available to chat?
Doctor DanB : Either Cipro or Moxi are fine but I would either at least TID for 7 days. Any other questions about this?
Doctor DanB : Moxi is a 4th generation FQ so it's more likely to cover the really nasty in-house stuff, but Cipro is pretty good too.
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Hi Doc Dan. I got your answer and decided to go with Moxi as I am sure I acquired it in-house and many of our kids have had multiple admissions and/or residential placements so perhaps a somewhat wider coverage would be wise. Started treatment and hope to be goopy-eye free within a day or so. Of course I'd it does not improve I will find an optho to take a direct look. Many thanks for your guidance. I give you a follow-up in a day or two. Thanks again, Doc Sue
Please do Sue. Good luck!
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