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A 18-year-old female asked:

I just took my 3rd macrobid 100mg antibiotic for my uti. i still feel a lot of pain when pressure on my bladder and liver. is this med sufficient?

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Dr. James Lin
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Urology 53 years experience
Here are some ...: Is "... my 3rd ..." referred to the 3rd dose or 3rd course of taking Macrobid, with 100 mg twice daily or once? Largely, this drug is still effective for some 75-80% of times despite its decades-long use. For most uncomplicated UTIs in young sexually active females, a course of 50-100 mg twice daily for 3-5 days is most commonly recommended. If not improved as expected, make sure to have U-culture
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