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If I have a kidney infection how many times a day and what dose of amoxicillin should I take?

If I have a kidney infection how many times a day and what dose of amoxicillin should I take?

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 more

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Kidney (Definition)

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


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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

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

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Amoxicillin for kidney infection. How long does this take to work?

Amoxicillin for kidney infection. How long does this take to work?

Depends: It won't necessarily work. Depends on what bug is causing the infection in the first place. ...Read more

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How effective is amoxicillin (Amoxil) for treating a kidney infection?

How effective is amoxicillin (Amoxil) for treating a kidney infection?

Amoxil (amoxicillin) for Kidney: Culture & Sensitivity testing will determine which Antibiotic might help. ...Read more

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Can amoxicillin treat kidney infection/stones?

Yes and no: Urinary tract infections can sometimes be treated successfully by amoxicillin, if the causative organism is sensitive to this antibiotic. Usually other antibiotics are better. No antibiotic, including amoxicillin, can treat kidney stones. ...Read more

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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

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

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How much amoxicillan should be taken for a kidney infection?

How much amoxicillan should be taken for a kidney infection?

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

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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?

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 more

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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?

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?

Probably: Best thing is to reach out and call your doctor. If you go to an er who does your urine test, blood test and temperature, they can also call your doctor after that. If you still have a white count, fever, and dirty urine, they will admit you. ...Read more

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Is Levequin 500 mg/day for five days an appropriate dosage for a kidney infection?

Is Levequin 500 mg/day for five days an appropriate dosage for a kidney infection?

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

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Second dose of tablets for kidney infection not helping? Shouls I see my doctor again:/..

Second dose of tablets for kidney infection not helping? Shouls I see my doctor again:/..

Yes: Since you are not feeling better, you need to see the dr. Again. You may need a urine analysis with reflex sensitivity to culture which will let the dr. Know what bacteria is causing your infection, and what antibiotics it is susceptible to. Best wishes. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Allergy to Cipro (ciprofloxacin): If you have a hive that you suspect is from Cipro, (ciprofloxacin) I would stop. Notify the doctor so they can chart it in your records. 4.5 days is more than adequate in treating Urinary Tract Infections. ...Read more

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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?

Yes you can: You have already completed the course of antibiotic so there is nor problem with drinking and on top of it Cipro (ciprofloxacin) does not interact with alcohol.
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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

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

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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.

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.

Sounds like: 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!

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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?

Probably just...: 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.

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Dr. Andrew Berry
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Infection (Definition)

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


Amoxicillin (Definition)

Amoxicillin is in the penicillin class of antibiotics. All penicillins are distinguished by the presence of a beta-lactam ring, and are known to kill bacteria by inhibiting synthesis (production) ...Read more