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Doctor insights on: Urex Antibiotic And Antimicrobial

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Why has urex been recalled?

Why has urex been recalled?

Not sure it has: Urex is a good antibiotic in use for years. It is still listed in my computer PDR, which is updated constantly. ...Read more

Dr. John Leander Po
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Antibiotic (Definition)

An antibiotic is a medicine that slows, stops, or kills germs. The germs are usually bacteria causing an infection in a person, so the person uses antibiotics to help his body get ...Read more


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Is the drug urex and its generics no longer on the market?

Should be available: Brand name for methenamine (generic name) same as Hiprex which is available. ...Read more

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Unfamiliar with methenamine hippurate 1 gm tablets. What are they?

Unfamiliar with methenamine hippurate 1 gm tablets. What are they?

Methenamine: Methenamine is a compound used as fuel by campers for heating food, as a food additive, and in the lab to stain slide preparations. In medicine, it is used for urinary tract infections, especially resistant types. ...Read more

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Looking for people who have experience with and knowledge of methenamine hippurate?

Looking for people who have experience with and knowledge of methenamine hippurate?

Methenamine: Methenamine is a compound used as fuel by campers for heating food, as a food additive, and in the lab to stain slide preparations. In medicine, it is used for urinary tract infections, especially resistant types. ...Read more

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Why was I given a different antibiotic for c. Dificile?

Why was I given a different antibiotic for c. Dificile?

The 1st didn't work: Clostridium difficile can be "difficile" to treat and might not respond to the first round of antibiotics (usually Metronidazole or vancomycin) it some times takes weeks of antibiotics to treat this infection, in fact. Stick with the new antibiotic and good luck! ...Read more

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Best antibiotic for c diff?

Best antibiotic for c diff?

Just two: 1st stop the antibiotic that caused it. Sometimes that's enough. The usual starting is Flagyl while more severe cases require oral vancomycin. There are several other antibiotics occasionally used. ...Read more

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Can i take vitamin C while taking antibiotic?

Can i take vitamin C while taking  antibiotic?

Yes: You don't say which antibiotic but I am unaware of any adverse interactions between vitamin c and any antibiotics. If you are on an antibiotic you have an infection and vit c generally helps our immune system fight infections. I advise 1-2000 mg 2-3x/day for most people with infections. I also recommend probiotics during and after antibioitics, esp. One with scachromyces boulardii like florastar. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Methenamine Hippurate (Definition)

Methenamine hippurate is an anti-bacterial which is a kind ...Read more


Dr. Katharine Cox
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Urex (Definition)

Urex is ...Read more