- Antibiotics cause a small treatment effect in patients with uncomplicated acute sinusitis in a primary care setting with symptoms for more than seven days. However, 80% of patients treated with a placebo also improve within two weeks. [Evidence Level: A]
- Oral corticosteroids combined with oral antibiotics may be effective for short-term relief of symptoms in acute sinusitis [Evidence Level: B].
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