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A 19-year-old female asked:

Can amoxicillin treat an uti infection?

3 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
Addiction Medicine 39 years experience
UTI: if the organism is sensitive to amoxicillin yes.
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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
It can: Amoxicillin is effective against E. Coli which is a common urinary pathogen and has been used successfully for UTI. However, it is not first choice. Sulfa is usually better for UTI.
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Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
Obstetrics and Gynecology 34 years experience
UTI: Amoxicillin can treat an UTI. There is a wide variety of suitable antibiotics. Appropriate antibiotics are dependent on what you can tolerate and what is appropriate for the organism causing the infection. Evaluation by your doctor will help determine this for you.
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Last updated Nov 27, 2017

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