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rochephin good for uti

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Minghsun Liu
18 years experience Infectious Disease
Course is 3-5 days.: It of course also depends on the severity of the infection. If one is being given IV Rocephin, (ceftriaxone) the patient probably has more severe infe ... Read More
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Dr. Subhasish Bose
16 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Rocephin (ceftriaxone) and UTI: first, one has to be certain that it is UTI for sure and an urine culture must demonstrate that the culprit bacteria is indeed sensitive to rocephin ( ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
32 years experience Infectious Disease
UTI: Rocephin (ceftriaxone) - Ceftriaxone - is a parenteral antibiotic, only can be given IV or IM. Most simple UTIs need only an oral antibiotic, and 3 d ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
Yes: yes actually levequin is more important in the treatment of UTI than rocephin (ceftriaxone).
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
41 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Difficult to say: How long an infection takes to clear varies with many factors including the antibiotic given. Passing a stone also difficult to predict. Drinking plen ... Read More
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A 92-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Strickland Jr
32 years experience Family Medicine
Options: A compounding pharmacist can put this into a liquid form for you. You might look for one in your area. You can also open the capsules or crush the t ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
That is quite a: Bit of treatment for a uti. If symptoms have persisted need further work up and potential urologic evaluation rather than "shotgun" antibiotics.
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A 92-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Rosenblum
27 years experience Family Medicine
No. Call the doctor.: You can ask them to substitute a liquid version of the same medication, but don't substitute another medication on your own.
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A 92-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Not good.: I agree that urinary catheters are overused in hospitals in the elderly. The appropriate decision for catheter insertion should be based on a bladder ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Infectious disease: You need to consult an infectious disease expert if you indeed have a bacterial orchitis.

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