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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 ?
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 (zithromax, azithrocin, zmax, azin) is an azalide, a subclass of macrolide antibiotics. Azithromycin is one of the world's best-selling antibiotics.[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
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
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
Sure can...: Overdose just really means it is taken more than the maximal recommended dosage of any medication. How severe an adverse reaction to an overdose depends on the type of medication and amount taken. Unfortunately, even when taken in normal recommended dosage, Azithromycin has been associated with significantly increased cardiovascular deaths. Please consult doc if u are concerned. Good luck. ...Read more
Azithromycin: Azithromycin (zithromax, azithrocin, zmax, azin) is an azalide, a subclass of macrolide antibiotics. Azithromycin is one of the world's best-selling antibiotics.[not in citation given (see discussion.)] it is derived from erythromycin, with a methyl-substituted nitrogen atom incorporated into the lactone ring, thus making the lactone ring 15-membered. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Azithromycin: Azithromycin is widely available by prescription only. Any pharmacy should be able to fill your prescription. It's available in 250 mg tablets and in a oral suspension for patients who cannot swallow tablets. For hospital use, it is also available as a 500 mg I.V. injection. The brand name is Zithromax or Z-Pak. The generic azithromycin is just as good and is lower in cost. ...Read more