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macrobid to get out of your system

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Dr. Nayana Trivedi
38 years experience Internal Medicine
24hours: Half life is 12 hours. That means the half of the total dose taken will be gone after 12 hours and then another 12 hours 50% from the other half will ... Read More

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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lakkaraj Rajasekhar
49 years experience Internal Medicine
Within 24 to 48 hrs: Most side effects should disappear within 24 to 48 hrs
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
BC pills should work: The current thinking is that except for rifampin, other commonly-used antibiotics such as Macrobid do not alter the effectiveness of birth control pil ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerry Judd Pryde
25 years experience Travel Medicine
Half life not long: Up to 1 hour. It's not the medication making you feel ill, but the prescribing MD should be notified as soon as you can.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
UTI: You should be evaluated by a urologist. You should have a urine culture and sensitivity done after stopping antibiotics for several days. You may we ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janak Acharya
19 years experience Emergency Medicine
Could be ok: Staph can be a contaminant...If you're feeling better its probably working. If you feel worse see your doctor for a repeat culture.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christian Assad
13 years experience Cardiology
Well...: How do you know it is a UTI? Second. Expired medications might still be useful but their efficacy is decreased. From my experience, people in 3rd worl ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Olson
33 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: If your symptoms didn't resolve, I would see the doctor again. Different antibiotics may be more or less effective against different bacteria. If your ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible: They are different 'classes' of antibiotics, so hopefully you'll have better luck with the amoxicillin. Good luck!
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Flax
45 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pyridium (phenazopyridine): Try pryidium. You can buy it over the counter. Take 200 mg 3 times a day for 3-4 days. Don't freak out, it changes your urine bright orange.
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