A 26-year-old female asked:

I'm allergic to bactrim(hives), cipro, (ciprofloxacin) and now mayb possibly nitrofuratoin. what else can u take for uti?

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Dr. James Lin
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Urology 53 years experience
Here are some...: Generally speaking, nitrofurantoin is still a good time-tested antibiotics for uncomplicated urine tract infection although it has been used for decades. So, it was want to take it if no allergy to it. More? Ask Doc timely. Best wish ...
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It's nice of you to let HealthTap know the answer was very helpful.
Dec 21, 2014
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 42 years experience
Other antibiotics: depends on the bacteria that you have got, your doctor can prescribe other antibiotics, hopefully won't cause you an allergic reaction, if an antibiotic is badly needed and no other alternative is available, you can still have it in consultation with an allergist for a process called desensitization, but that's rarely resorted to, good luck
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