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Medicine for uti?

Medicine for uti?

Medicines for UTI's: Oral antibiotics or antifungal agents depending on the infection. Certain antibiotics may be too strong for certain patients: eg women with simple bladder infections may be best treated with agents that are only excreted in the urine (such as Nitrofurantoin or monourol) to avoid subesequent vaginal yeast infections - treating a "small" infection with a howtizer may not always be the best answer. ...Read more

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Urinary Tract Infection (Definition)

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


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What is the medicine for uti?

What is the medicine for uti?

UTI medication: The type of antibiotic used to treat a UTI depends on the organism causing it. If you have a uti, go to a doctor and have her order a urine culture. She will place you on an antibiotic for 7-10 days of therapy. If the organism causing the UTI is sensitive to the antibiotic you are on, continue it until you run out of pills. If it is not, your doctor will call you and change your antibiotic. ...Read more

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I have taken Medicine for UTI before 4 to 5 month ago,but still get frequent urine.Not checked again,should i check again?

I have taken Medicine for UTI  before 4 to 5 month ago,but still get frequent urine.Not checked again,should i check again?

Frequent UTI's: People with recurrent uti's need to be evaluated by a urologist (U) to see if they have an obstruction of their urinary outflow tract. A renal ultrasound will be done first. If that does not give the answer of why you have these frequent uti's, other tests will be ordered. Your U can give you the a diagnosis and a treatment plan to resolve your problem. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can a UTI delay periods, i was due on 6th and m on medicines for UTI for last 10 days also I have been exercising vigorously for last 5 days?

Can a UTI delay periods, i was due on 6th and m on medicines for UTI for last 10 days also I have been exercising vigorously for last 5 days?

Stress can: A UTI isn't really considered a cause for a skipped period but stress is a pretty common cause of skipped periods. If you're concerned about possible pregnancy, run a home urine pregnancy test. They are very accurate. ...Read more

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Is there any useful over-the-counter medicine for uti? Do the various cranberry products work, or only the 100% cranberry juice?

Is there any useful over-the-counter medicine for uti? Do the various cranberry products work, or only the 100% cranberry juice?

See a doctor: Go to a doctor and have your urine checked. There are no otc treatments (including cranberries) known to work. A UTI that is left untreated can move to the kidneys, the blood, and can even kill you. If you have symptoms, see someone. ...Read more

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Medicine for u.T.I?

Medicine for u.T.I?

UTIs versus STDs: I am unsure what you are asking, but there are numerous medications that can treat a urinary tract infection...All of which require a prescription. But, in men, it is very difficult to get a urinary tract infection and much more easily and likely to get a sexually transmitted disease. Either way you need to be seen by your medical advisor. ...Read more

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I cannot go to a dr. Right now! And i want to take a medicine for a UTI. What medicine should i take ?

I cannot go to a dr. Right now! And i want to take a medicine for a UTI. What medicine should i take ?

There really isn't a: way to cure urinary tract infections on your own . Urinalysis will show infection and culture can show organism involved. Appropriate antibiotics would be prescribed. Take care. ...Read more

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Is amox tr-k clv a good medicine for a uti?

Is amox tr-k clv a good medicine for a uti?

Yes but....: It depends if the bacteria responsible for the UTI is susceptible to the antibiotic. If symptoms don't improve in a day, contact your prescriber to see if you need a different antibiotic. ...Read more

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Dr. Martin Raff
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Urinary Tract Infections (Definition)

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