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Home Wellness Research Ear Infections (Otitis Media) Antibiotics Are Not the Best Treatment for Middle Ear Infections

Antibiotics Are Not the Best Treatment for Middle Ear Infections

Thursday, 30 October 2008 15:30

This study shows the ineffectiveness of antibiotics for otitis media and suggests that doctors should stop routinely prescribing drugs for them.

Froom J; Culpepper L; Jacobs M; DeMelker RA; Green LA et. al.   Antimicrobials for acute otitis media? A review from the International Primary Care Network   Brit Med Journal 1997 (Jul 12);   315 (7100):   98-102