|cipro for giardia???
Mar 23, 2006
Hi Dr. Bob,
I hope you're well and beautiful. So, I think I came down with giardia after an oral/anal experience I had. I went to the doctor, who gave me cipro. I just started it. Will this be effective to stop it? I can't seem to find anything online saying that cipro will fight the giardia.
Thanks and much love,
| Response from Dr. Frascino
Giardia lamblia should be treated with metronidazole 250 mg by mouth three times per day for 10 days. Cipro is not a recommended treatment for Giardia. Maybe your doctor was home schooled???
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