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I was given ciprofloxacin to treat anthrax and my urine turned orange. Is that normal?

I was given ciprofloxacin to treat anthrax and my urine turned orange. Is that normal?

Consider: If you had impaired renal function prior to treatment you may need dose adjustment. I agree it is likely an issue of hydration. If not improved or worsening/new symptoms should be seen by provider. ...Read more

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Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more


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Had urine culture and e.Coli is found. Doctor prescribed ciprofloxacin 1 tab 500mg for 10 days. Is it enough to treat e.Coli. Having scrotal pain also?

Had urine culture and e.Coli is found. Doctor prescribed ciprofloxacin 1 tab 500mg for 10 days. Is it enough to treat e.Coli. Having scrotal pain also?

E. Coli: The Norms: Yes. But if it is seeded into the prostate gland as well you may need medication for six weeks or so. Your family doctor can sort this out for you. ...Read more

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Burning during urination for 3-4 days . Went to doctor. Blood in urine no longer detectable visually. Red and white blood cells detected during preliminary urine analysis. Received ciprofloxacin to treat a potential UTI. Doctor did not do a physical exami

Burning during urination for 3-4 days . Went to doctor. Blood in urine no longer detectable visually. Red and white blood cells detected during preliminary urine analysis. Received ciprofloxacin to treat a potential UTI. Doctor did not do a physical exami

Not much to do: When the symptoms are classic urinary tract infection and the urinalysis is also agreeing, there really isn't much of a physical exam that is necessary. if you were also having significant vaginal symptoms - discharge, burning, pain with intercourse, fever and pelvic pain, then certainly a pelvic exam should also be done. ...Read more

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Is it actually true that ciprofloxacin will help pass a urine drug test?

Don't know: Which drug you are hoping to mask on a drug screening test - but the answer would be no. ...Read more

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If your urine culture came back negative do you need to still take cipro (ciprofloxacin) and if so Why?

If your urine culture came back negative do you need to still take cipro (ciprofloxacin) and if so Why?

Complete the course: If you start an antibiotic treatment to treat a presumed infection before the culture results are available then it is desirable to complete the treatment course even if the culture comes back negative to prevent any undetected germs from developing resistence to the antibiotic if they are exposed to an inadequate dose ...Read more

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Male, 47, just finished 3 weeks cipro (ciprofloxacin) after recurring utis. No other symptoms, but occasionally have white stringy particle(s) in urine. Cause?

Male, 47, just finished 3 weeks cipro (ciprofloxacin) after recurring utis. No other symptoms, but occasionally have white stringy particle(s) in urine. Cause?

UTI: Recurrent UTI in a man needs a detailed urologic investigation for anatomic abnormalities or physiological or epidemiological features causing this. At the same time your urine can be examined to determine what the material you describe is. Without seeing this it is impossible to know. See a urologist. Good luck. ...Read more

Cipro (Definition)

Ciprofloxacin hydrochloride is an ocular anti-bacterial which is a ...Read more