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Cipro For Uti
Took cipro for uti - no improvement in symptoms. Got a urinalysis and nitrites present - now on bactrim. Culture came back neg but I still have sympto?
Culture & sensitivit: UTI very common but if u use frequently antibiotics as Cipro antibiotic resistance can develop and culture + sensitivity important to pick right choice to treat particular bacteria. Also drink plenty of water, cranberry juice, maintain good hygiene and proper nutrition . Ok to use Pyridium x 2-3 days to relieve symptoms. If no better see MD! ...Read more
A urinary tract infection, also known as an UTI, may involve the kidney, ureter, bladder, or urethra. A common cause is an intestinal bacteria, E. coli. Common symptoms include a frequent urge to urinate, and pain or burning when urinating. Antibiotics are typically ...Read more
I just finished a 7-day course last thursday of 1000mg of cipro for UTI infection. I noticed a little burning this am and took avo test. Slightly positive for leucocytes and negative for nitrites. Can I clear this on my own? Hate cipro!
Taking cipro (ciprofloxacin) for uti.. after 3 days it felt better but now it just hurts again even tho im still taking it. what does it mean if the pain reappeared?
Depends: It depends on the infection.For utis in our part of the country we find lot of resistant organisms and treatment with Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is not successful.So it has lost favour to other antibiotics as starting drug for a uti for gastroenteritis we do not use or recommend antibiotics including Cipro (ciprofloxacin) due to increased resistance and rarely antibiotics for severe symptoms azithromycine or bacrim is preferred. ...Read more
YES: Therapy is 7-10 days for serious infection. Please call your prescribing physician. ...Read more
Will Azo flush antibiotics(cipro (ciprofloxacin) for uti) out of your system?I'm trying to find relief while on antibiotics!
I saw on drug interaction site that I should not take cipro and celexa together, but i was prescribed cipro for a uti. Is this safe?
Consult your md: re: an alternative if possible. Macrodantin or Bactrim are popular first line drugs to treat uncomplicated UTIs. Cipro can have multiple drug issues, such that it is discouraged as a firstline agent; in the case of celexa, the 2drugs may cause q-t prolongation - a change in the rhythm of the heart that can be harmful. Tx for uncomplicated UTI is 3 d so may not be an issue/consult your doctor ...Read more
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