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can a zpack be used to treat uti?

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Dr. Steven Hill
22 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: It may work but just like any antibiotic the bacteria has to be sensitive.
Answered on Sep 30, 2019
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Very seldom: The big majority of bacteria causing UTI are not sensitive to Azithromycin (z-pack).
Answered on Jun 24, 2014
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