To date, antibiotic therapy is the primary method of dealing with boils. Other methods used to date, for example, such as autohemotherapy and immunization staphylococcal toxin, have proven to be ineffective. What antibiotics are used for boils?
For treatment of boils you can use cephalosporins, penicillins and macrolides. Penicillin group of antibiotics, effective against most germs that cause pyogenic infection of soft tissues. In selling you can find as biosynthetic, and natural and semisynthetic penicillins. Semisynthetic active against gram-positive bacteria. Among them are "Oxacillin", "Dicloxacillin" and "Cloxacillin". In medical practice for the treatment of boils most commonly used drugs such as "Benzylpenicillin", "Bitsillin", "Ampicillin", etc. the Main drawback of the unit is in resistance to her germs.
For treatment of purulent infections of skin and soft tissues it is better to use cephalosporins. This group has proved its effectiveness against staphylococci, streptococci, Escherichia coli and other microorganisms. Today, you can find drugs that are specific to the 4th generation cephalosporins. For the treatment of boils are the most popular "Ceftazidime", "Cefoperazone", "Cefuroxime", "Cefaclor", "Cephalexin", "Cefepime", etc.
In the treatment of suppurative diseases are also widely and actively used macrolides. The antibiotics of this series have a bacteriostatic effect on pathogenic microorganisms. In addition to the antibacterial action of macrolides possess immunomodulatory and moderate anti-inflammatory activity. Antibiotics from the macrolides accumulate in the body, that is their fault, but they have a very gentle effect on the microflora of the gastrointestinal tract. These include "Erythromycin," "Azithromycin", "Clarithromycin", "Roxithromycin", etc.
To treat boils is of great importance and topical antibacterial treatment. For the local treatment of the skin buy over the counter ointment "Levomekol", "Diaxial", "Ofloxacin", "Levosin" or "Liniment of syntomycin". Process ointment a napkin and cover her ulcer surface, fixing the top tape. Ointment "Levomekol" will have anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and healing effect. Ointment "Ofloxacin" can also numb the pain and provide anti-edematous and antimicrobial effect. But in any case before the use of antibiotics it is best to consult a doctor. It will take analysis to determine sensitivity to antibiotics and prescribe the most effective drug for you.