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Amoxicillin Dosage For Kidney Infection
Here are some...: Do you really have kidney infection or just common UTI of bladder? To define right Dx for right Rx & care can be done by following instructions described in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. For example, its use & dose may range from 250 to 750 mg by mouth every 8-12 hours for 3 days to 2 weeks preferably according to sensitivity test. More? Ask doctor... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more
How long being on amoxicillin for a kidney infection before I start noticing improvement? I've had. 6 doses and a dose of IV antiobiotic. Strep bacte
Pyelonephritis: If you have not had a longer period of treatment than it may be several days or more before the inflammation in your kidneys begins to recede and your symptoms diminish. Your prior question did not indicate how few doses you have had. Symptomatic improvement can lag significantly behind elimination of the causative agent. ...Read more
Depends: It won't necessarily work. Depends on what bug is causing the infection in the first place. ...Read more
How long does it take for the flank pain from a kidney infection go away? Only have 2 days of amoxicillin left and it's not as bad but still hurts
Varies: I would drink more fluids in the meantime to help flush out your kidneys. Stagnant water the enemy. Your kidney likes to have liquid to filter. ...Read more
My wife has kidney infection can she take amoxicillin for this as we still have some left and don't want to go to ER wait till Monday to see doctor?
See your physician.: Kidney infections are serious infections that can progress rapidly if inappropriately treated. Antibiotics should be chosed based on urine & blood culture results. Amoxicillin-based antibiotics can be used as an alternative regimen for outpatient pyelonephritis therapy, but is usually not the first choice and treatment must be under a doctor's careful supervision. ...Read more
I was on Amoxicillan for 10-12 days for a kidney infection. How long before I should wait to have sex? I'm on BC Aviane.
I'm 8 wks pregnant with kidney infection detected by urine sample/gp. No pain. It is safe for taking germentin amoxilin 500mg calvuanic acid?
Did you just get Rx?: Or is this something you have already lying around at home? Does the physician who saw you know you are 8 weeks pregnant? If your OB recommends this medication then you can be confident it is safe. You need to discuss with your obstetrician the safety of using the amoxicillin/clavanulate combination. Amoxicillin is safe. Clavanulate on the other hand is not known to be safe or unsafe (category B). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Been on cipro (ciprofloxacin) recpen last day of amoxil for kidney infection still have flank pain and cloudy urine if infection still there should I be admitted?
Still have fatigue flank pain cloudy urine abd low fever after being on cipro (ciprofloxacin) and one IV recpen and last day of amoxil for kidney infection? Help?
The Doc: Who gave you amox is the person to discuss this with. They will want to know. They will be able to best advise you. ...Read more
Levofloxacin: Levaquin (levofloxacin) at 500mg a day is a ok dosage for urinary tract infection. however, I usually dose it at 750mg. The only time I reduce the dosage if the GFR (glomerular filtration rate) of your kidneys is lower. If you say kidney infection "this implies pylonephritis" and if this is the case your antibiotic dosage is not enough. ...Read more
I am on 5 days cipro (ciprofloxacin) for suspected kidney infection. Only have 1 more pill left but got a single hive this morning. Should I take last dose?
Just finished my last dose of ciprofloxacin today (one pill every 12 hours for 10 days). I had a UTI that turned kidney infection. Can I drink tmmrw?
I have been taking amoxicillin for 2 days now for a kidney infection. I am taking it three times per day and have now completed 9 doses. I am still in a lot of pain. Will this still subside on its own? I am on a 10 day treatment and also taking Tylenol to
If antibiotic: Prescribed to you after the urine culture and the bacteria sensitive to it according to the test result then you are on the right track. Keep taking the antibiotic. All your doctor need to do to prescribe you perhaps a stronger pain medication. Call your doctor. I hope this helps. If you have more questions contact me on my Virtual Practice at www. Healthtap. Com/dryetimyan ...Read more
I have a sinus infection& just took my 1st Amoxil (amoxicillin) pill a few hrs ago. However, I have back pain & just coughed up bloody mucus, worried about kidneys.
You are a bit "impatient" about the treatment. Give it a chance. Chances are you have a generalized viral infection,,, thus the back pain....and your infected sinuses are accompanied by a "bronchitis" THE most common cause for bloody mucous!! Be patient! Be well!
Hope this helps
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I have a kidney infection with bad back pain. Am on augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) duo forte. How long before I get some relief?
If antibiotics is effective, patient will feel better in irritative voiding and backache with 2-3 days after its use. But, unfortunately, many patients being given antibiotics for backache with no real proof of uti. So, check with an expert if you indeed have kidney infection by taking a good history and examining a correctly-collected urine specimen.
Best luck. .. ...Read more
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more