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Types of Cellulitis

Amoxicillin
Amoxicillin

Doctors typically prescribe 250 to 500mg of amoxicillin three times a day, or 500 to 875mg orally twice daily for adults with cellulitis. The course of treatment ranges from 7 to 10 days, says Drugs.com.

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Amoxicillin and Clavulanate (Augmentin)
Amoxicillin and Clavulanate (Augmentin)

Doctors typically prescribe 250 to 500mg of amoxicillin three times a day, or 500 to 875mg orally twice daily for adults with cellulitis. The course of treatment ranges from 7 to 10 days, says Drugs.com.

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Ampicillin and Sulbactam (Unasyn)
Ampicillin and Sulbactam (Unasyn)

Medscape - Indication-specific dosing for Unasyn, (ampicillin-sulbactam), frequency-based adverse effects, comprehensive interactions, contraindications, pregnancy & lactation schedules, and cost information.

Cefazolin
Cefazolin

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Ceftriaxone (Rocephin)
Ceftriaxone (Rocephin)

The term cellulitis is commonly used to indicate a nonnecrotizing inflammation of the skin and subcutaneous tissues, a process usually related to acute infection that does not involve the fascia or muscles. Cellulitis is characterized by localized pain, swelling, tenderness, erythema, and warmth.

Cephalexin (Keflex)
Cephalexin (Keflex)

Skin (Cellulitis, erysipelas) Possible ... Cephalexin (Keflex ®) 250-500mg orally every 6 hours OR Azithromycin 500mg x 1 ...

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Penicillins
Penicillins

The median time to first cellulitis recurrence was 626 days in the patients receiving penicillin (250 mg twice daily), versus 532 days in the placebo group. During the prophylaxis phase, 22% of the penicillin group (30 of 136 participants) had a recurrence, as compared to 37% of the placebo group (51 of 138 participants).

Piperacillin and Tazobactam (Zosyn)
Piperacillin and Tazobactam (Zosyn)

Medscape - Indication-specific dosing for Zosyn, (piperacillin-tazobactam), frequency-based adverse effects, comprehensive interactions, contraindications, pregnancy & lactation schedules, and cost information.

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