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I have a long history of utis I have had a lot of antibiotics but it keeps coming back it is caused by ecoli I am on hipprex and Azithromycin ?

I have a long history of utis I have had a lot of antibiotics but it keeps coming back it is caused by ecoli  I am on hipprex and Azithromycin ?

Uva Ursi: Once abnormal bacteria have established in the urinary system, the best remedy is oral antibiotics. Home preventatives may include increasing water intake and pure cranberry supplement. Evidence exists that the herb Uva Ursi (oral preparation) helps prevent the bacteria E. Coli (a very common urine pathogen) from adhering to the bladder wall, preventing infection. ...Read more

Azithromycin (Definition)

Azithromycin (zithromax, azithrocin, zmax, azin)[1] is an azalide, a subclass of macrolide antibiotics. Azithromycin is one of the world's best-selling antibiotics.[2][not in citation given (see discussion.)] it is derived from erythromycin, with a methyl-substituted nitrogen atom incorporated into the lactone ring, thus making ...Read more


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Should people with history of heart palpitations take azithromycin? Im taking it and had heart palpitations. I've had history of anxiety.

Should people with history of heart palpitations take azithromycin? Im taking it and had heart palpitations. I've had history of anxiety.

Anxiety: Your doctor should know your history so he/she can prescribe therapy appropriate for your situation. Azithromycin is ok for most patients with benign palpitations. There are some people who might have problems with the drug and prescribing doctors should be able to judge who they are. ...Read more

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Is azithromycin dairy free?

Is azithromycin dairy free?

Lactose: Azithromycin contains lactose which is the type of sugar found in milk but does not contain milk protein. LActose is found in many pills as a filler. Usually there is not enough to cause problems even in those with lactose intolerance. ...Read more

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Azithromycin lasts for how long?

Zithromax shelf life: Aluminium/PVC blister strips in carton boxes: 60 months. Polythene capsule container with child resistant cap: 48 months. A single dose of oral azithromycin 250 mg will remain in the body for 2-4 days. A typical 5 day course (Z-pak) is effective for 10 days. ...Read more

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Can i have dairy with azithromycin?

Can i have dairy with azithromycin?

Better: To take a small amount of juice or a couple of crackers. This will interfere less with absorption. 30 minutes after taking the pill you can have milk. All the best. ...Read more

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What is azithromycin prescribed for?

What is azithromycin prescribed for?

Antibiotic: Zithromax aka Azithromycin is one of the first once daily dosing antibiotics available in the us. It is used to treat many different bacterial infections. If you have an infection you should see your doctor to find out if this is the correct antibiotic for you. Different antibiotics cover different types of infections. ...Read more

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Can you overdose with 1g azithromycin?

Can you overdose with 1g azithromycin?

Not likely but,: It will more likely than not cause your stomach to be upset. ...Read more

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