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Amox Trk Clv Help Uti
A urinary tract infection (often called UTI) is most commonly caused by bacteria and usually refers to an infection in the bladder. Not all bacteria that grows from the urine represents an infection, so the need for antibiotics is determined by your ...Read more
Not first line: Augmentin (amoxicillin with clavulanate) is sometimes used for urinary tract infections but it's a ways down the list. Utis are typically caused by gram negative bacteria like e coli. Augmentin is much more effective against gram positive bugs like staph and strep. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm on amox tr k clv for a UTI because i can't take a lot of meds. Is there anything else that would be more effective?
Depends upon "bug": Also upon which meds you can take. But, antibiotics are the only sure way of eliminating a UTI in spite of unscientific claims of herbalists and naturopaths. However drinking lots of water and urinating evry couple of hours can help to get rid of a UTI sooner. Taking sodium bicarbonate , in tablet form or in a drink, will reduce urinary acidity & help to relieve symptom of burning. ...Read more
Hi Dr. I am pretty sure that I have a UTI. I have all the symptoms starting today. I have a Amox- TR-K CLV 875-125 MG prescription, can I take that?
Don't take it: Up to half the bacteria that cause UTI are not susceptible to amoxicillin/clavulanate, so it's very chancy. And if it doesn't work, it could make later diagnosis more difficult. Contact your doctor, who may not need to see you, maybe prescribe by phone if your symptoms are typical. In meantime, drink lots of fluids and maybe try phenazopyridine (e.g Azo®) to help symptoms. Good luck! ...Read more
Im 7 weeks pregnant & i've been prescribed amox tr-k clv to treat my UTI & i've read that it's not safe to take during pregnancy.
Generally safe: Amoxicillin is generally considered to be safe to use during pregnancy, even in the first trimester of pregnancy. This issue was specifically studied in a british study from 2004 who found that exposure to amoxycillin/clavulanic acid during pregnancy is unlikely to be associated with an increased risk of malformations. ...Read more
History of UTIs in female. Recently cleaared hep c with olysio/sovaldi. Had a clean catch done yesterday, they prescribed Amox. 7 DAYS.
You need antibiotics: It is important to have a test called a "Urine Culture and Sensitivity" done whenever UTI is diagnosed in order to identify which bacteria is causing the UTI and which antibiotic will kill that bacteria. It is not uncommon for bacteria which causes UTI to be resistant to multiple antibiotics. The sensitivity test will let you know if Amoxicillin will clear up the infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was prescribed amox tr-k for a uti. The pill is huge and I'm scared to swallow it. Will the pill still work if I cut it in half?
Yes: it also comes as a liquid. The pharmacist can contact the doctor or you can directly and ask for liquid. but, cut/crushed doesn't make much difference. ...Read more
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