Summary of NICE guidance for Sinusitis (acute) – antimicrobial prescribing

Karoline Brennan, Senior Medicines Information Pharmacist, North West Medicines Information CentreSource North West MI centrePublished

This edition of NICE Bites reflects current NICE guidance (as at November 2020). Please go to NICE to check for any recent updates to this guideline.

NICE Bites is a monthly prescribing bulletin published by North West Medicines Information centre which summarises key recommendations from NICE guidance. NICE Bites No 101, November 2017, includes one topic: Sinusitis (acute) – antimicrobial prescribing (NICE NG79). Sections covered include: introduction, signs and symptoms, treatment and management, self-care, and choice of antibiotic.