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A 39-year-old female asked about a 67-year-old female:

I have uti. doc prescribed cefdinir. its 300 mg once a day for five days. i am 4 foot 3 inches and 60 pounds. should that be enough to help? i get gi issues with many antibiotics so assume its based on my weight and all. thank you?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
This med is metabolized in such a way it is concentrated in the urine. It is prescribed with this in mind. I would not worry about your weight.
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