Infections

Shigellosis

(Shigella infection)

Top Medications for Shigellosis according to our users

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All Medications for Shigellosis

  • Bactrim
    (sulfamethoxazole / trimethoprim)
    Prescription only

    Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole / trimethoprim) is good for treating many bacterial infections and is available as a generic. However, you can be more likely to sunburn.

    • Available dosage forms:
    • Pill
    • Liquid
  • Doxycycline
    Prescription only

    Vibramycin (Doxycycline) is good for treating many bacterial infections. It is also available as generic. However, it can make birth control pills less effective. You also have to protect yourself against sunburn.

    • Available dosage forms:
    • Pill
    • Delayed release capsule
    • Liquid
  • Tetracycline
    Prescription only

    Acnecycline (Tetracycline) treats many different types of infections and is cheap, but dosing and drug interactions may be somewhat of a hassle.

    • Available dosage forms:
    • Pill
    • Cream, gel, or ointment
  • Azithromycin
    Prescription only

    Zithromax (Azithromycin) is good for treating many bacterial infections. It is also available as generic. Talk to your doctor if you've ever had liver disease, myasthenia gravis, or on medications to thin the blood, as the doctor may write an alternative.

    • Available dosage forms:
    • Pill
    • Liquid
    • Eye drops

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