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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