A 43-year-old male asked:
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have prostatitis, when took cipro (ciprofloxacin) had kidney pain. now doxycycline 100mg bid, this 3rd day. can i also take zithromax 250mg x 4 for 1 day? had for 3yr

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Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
You need Urologist: The choice of antibiotics and LENGTH of treatment is important! Prostatic message may also be indicated! See a urologist for treatment. Hope this helps Dr Z
Answered on Sep 15, 2016

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Yes: This is an alternative treatment and dosage for prostatitis in a patient sensitive to iprofloxacin.
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