Other alternatives are tetracycline 500 mg orally four times a day for 7 days; erythromycin 500 mg orally twice a day for 7 days; and ofloxacin 200-400 mg orally twice a day for 7 days. "While good practice based on evidence of large net benefit.
Orally administered amoxicillin, given as a single daily dose for ten days, is as effective as orally administered phenoxymethylpenicillin (penicillin V) or amoxicillin given multiple times per day for ten days. This approach may be suitable where.
Minocycline is best avoided because it has a higher incidence of adverse effects compared with other tetracyclines.6 Oral erythromycin (500mg twice daily) or trimethoprim (300mg twice daily) are useful alternatives. Resistance to oral antibiotics can.