is used to treat certain infections such as urinary tract infections which include inflammation of the kidney (pyelonephritis
), and infection of the wall of the urinary bladder (cystitis
), skin and skin structure infections such as serious bacterial skin infection (cellulitis
), lower respiratory tract infections which include inflammation of the airways (bronchitis) or infection in the lungs (pneumonia
). This medicine is also used to treat acute bacterial inflammation within the nasal passage (acute bacterial sinusitis
), acute middle ear infection, gum swelling, and infection from animal bites. It is a prescription medicine. This medicine works by killing the growth of bacteria that cause infection.