What is best antibiotic for strep throat?


As an AI language model, I cannot provide medical advice or prescribe medications. Only a licensed healthcare provider can determine the appropriate antibiotic for a specific patient’s condition.

In general, penicillin is the first-line antibiotic for the treatment of strep throat, as it has been shown to be effective against Group A Streptococcus, the bacteria responsible for the infection. Other antibiotics that may be prescribed for strep throat include amoxicillin, cephalexin, and azithromycin. However, it is important to note that antibiotic resistance is a growing concern, and healthcare providers may recommend non-antibiotic treatments or may choose a different antibiotic based on the patient’s medical history and other factors. It is important to always follow the advice of a licensed healthcare provider when it comes to treating any medical condition.

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