Antibiotics for acute maxillary sinusitis in adults

Antibiotics for acute maxillary sinusitis in adults

Anneli Ahovuo-Saloranta, Ulla-Maija Rautakorpi, Oleg V Borisenko, Helena Liira, John W Williams Jr, Marjukka Mäkelä

Published Online: 11 FEB 2014

About 80% of participants treated without antibiotics improve within two weeks. Clinicians need to weigh the small benefits of antibiotic treatment against the potential for adverse effects at both the individual and general population levels.