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how effective is cystex for kidneys infection

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: No interaction, but keep pushing plain fluids. Good that you asked, always exercise caution with multiple medications

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Sucgang
16 years experience Family Medicine
It is NOT effective: Cystex is not designed to clear a urinary tract infection. It is designed to decrease the symptoms UNTIL you see your doctor. A urinary tract infecti ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Sucgang
16 years experience Family Medicine
No: You can take cystex to relieve the symptoms of a urinary tract infection but not necessarily the cause. It is designed to decrease symptoms UNTIL you ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some ...: Both are not the primary first line of drugs for treating bladder infection. Cytex's main ingredient is cranberry extract and not quite firmly proved ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Ciprofloxacin: Ciprofloxacin can be effective in treatment of some cases of Cystitis & Pyelonephritis.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Suprax (cefixime): Suprax (cefixime) can be used to treat pyelonephritis (depending on organism).
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
UTI: It is really good if the bug causing the UTI is sensitive to it.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Amoxil (amoxicillin): Amoxil (amoxicillin) can be useful for treatment of kidney infection (depending on organism).
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Levofloxacin: Levofloxacin may be used to treat Pyelonephritis & Urinary Tract Infections. What is the organism?
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
UTI: Only way to treat if infected and the culture documents it is susceptible to this abiotic.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Urinary cath: It is not usually used to treat but is a common cause of UTI. If can't pass urine then will need to put in cath to clear infection at first.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Usually 24-48 hours: Meanwhile you should drink plenty of fluids and take OTC Azo for the burning on urination. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Kanter
20 years experience Geriatrics
Ineffective: Azithromycin the antibiotic in zpack does not treat the most common bacteria that cause utis in young to middle age adults.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Macrodantin (nitrofurantoin): This drug is used to treat primarily bladder infections and should not be used in the management of pyelonephritis or other infections of the kidney.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Not effective: In my opinion.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Very, if right one!: If the bacteria is sensitive to the antibiotic, this is a good choice, because you do take it for more 2-5 days!
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Yes : It is not the only antibiotic used for bladder infections and can be used for other infections not involving the bladder. Self treating should be avo ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Well : It's unknown Could be sudden or maybe never occur
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammed Parvez
13 years experience Internal Medicine
UTI: First check with your doctor if you have 'simple or complicated' uti. Then follow the doctor's advice. I'm sure, this way you will have less complicat ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abraham Morse
27 years experience Urogynecology
Some women feel that: cranberry supplements are helpful. Unfortunately, scientific research including randomized trials does not show that cranberry products reduce the ri ... Read More
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Weber Chuang
24 years experience Urology
yes: Nitrofurantoin also does not affect vaginal flora and will not increase the chance of a yeast infection. A urine culture can tell whether the bacteri ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
29 years experience Internal Medicine
It can be: Cefuroxime is a 2nd generation cephalosporin, and can be used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. If a urine culture was obtained showing 'sen ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Levin
31 years experience Urology
Probably: Check the interactions of specific meds with pharmacist.

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