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how effective is azithromycin for uti?

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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.
Answered on Aug 6, 2018
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