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how effective is amoxicillin (amoxil) for treating a kidney infection?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Amoxil (amoxicillin): Amoxil (amoxicillin) can be useful for treatment of kidney infection (depending on organism).
Answered on Jan 7, 2020
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Amoxil (amoxicillin) for Kidney: Culture & Sensitivity testing will determine which Antibiotic might help.
Answered on May 15, 2015

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