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Uti With Macrobid
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Nitrofurantoin is an antibiotic which is marketed under the following brand names; niftran, furadantin, (nitrofurantoin) furabid, macrobid, macrodantin, nitrofur mac, nitro macro, nifty-sr, martifur-mr, uro-tablinen or nifuretten (in germany), martifur-100 (in india), urantoin, nifuran (in macedonia) and uvamin (in middle east). It is usually used in treating urinary tract infection. It is often ...Read more
Safe but not helpful: It wouldn't hurt to take these things together, but it probably won't help either. Azo Yeast® is a natural product that has no proven benefit either to prevent or treat yeast infections. If you think you may have a yeast infection, check with the clinic or doctor who prescribed the antibiotics. ...Read more
Can you take Flagyl 500mg twice a day with phenazopyridine....? Suspected UTI bladder inf. trouble urinating....
DrugDrug interaction: Always tell your prescribing physician & dispensing pharmacist everything you take, whether prescription or otc. Include herbs & dietary supplements, too. Several drug-drug interaction checkers are available online. I like www.Epocrates.Com & www.Drugs.Com. Latter says safe to take together: http://www.Drugs.Com/interactions-check.Php?Drug_list=1835-0, 2128-1385. In fact, such a combo pill exists! ...Read more
Yes. Once you've: been diagnosed with a UTI, you can take ago standard for a few days until the symptoms go away. Keep in mind that azo doesn't treat the infection itself. If you take it before you see a doctor, it can prevent us from getting an accurate reading from a urine dipstick screening test for infection but shouldn't interfere with a urine culture. ...Read more
Diagnosed with prostate infection. Took Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim). Still have bladder pain. Do I need more antibiotics?
Maybe...: Prostate infections are complex, with many causes. Some respond to antibiotics, others do not. When an antibiotic is needed, Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) may or may not be the best choice, depending on which bacteria. And true prostatitis is uncommon at age 22. Some STDs (chlamydia, gonorrhea, NGU) are easily misdiagnosed as prostate but need different antibiotics. Complex situation: discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
UTI with Cipro (ciprofloxacin) POS LEU and NEG NIT. Keep taking Cipro (ciprofloxacin) or go get a culture done?
I am taking Phenazopyridine otc for pain.
UTI: If you have started cipro (ciprofloxacin) then continue and complete the course. Once on cipro (ciprofloxacin) yield of cultures is low. Most uncomplicated UTI in young women don't need cipro (ciprofloxacin) and other narrow spectrum abx may be a better choice assuming no drug allergies. And cultures may not needed as long as uncomplicated with symptoms and a Positive UA ...Read more
UTI first treated with Cipro, (ciprofloxacin) 1 week later diagnosed with MRSA infection in groin area treated with Bactrim. UTI is back, could it be MRSA related?
It certainly could: be MRSA, though Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) if it worked for the groin cellulitis should also have worked well for the UTI. Go get a urine culture done at the MD office and get targeted therapy instead of just empiric antibiotics. You need a culture result. ...Read more
60yrs UTI. Bactrim, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) Macrobid day2 of 7 Waiting4culture. Still some mild pelvic&back pain. Still UTI? What else? Please be specific
UTI: Give it more time...2 days is barely enough time to get antibiotic levels up to a steady level. The pelvic and back pain should subside...but keep your primary or GYN in the loop in case the antibiotics need changing later or symptoms don't go away. Drink cranberry juice...it contains proteins that inhibit bacterial binding in the bladder. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
My doctor gave me nitrofurnation for a uti/kidney infection after finishing bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim). Is nitrofurnation used for kidney infections?
UTI yes, kidney no: Nitrofurantoin is usually effective against lower urinary tract (bladder) infection, but not for actual kidney infection (pyelonephritis). The best antibiotic often should be based on a urine culture with testing to determine which antibiotics are most active against the particular bacteria causing it. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
No unless prescribed: A 3 month old with a urinary tract infection is something that can be serious and may be treated as an inpatient depending on the infection and if there are undetected anomalies with the urinary tract itself. Never diagnose it yourself, have thebabu checked asap. ...Read more
Urinary tract infection for more then 3 months treated with 3 different antibiotics twice with cipro (ciprofloxacin) still pain?
See a urologist: If you have had these symptoms for this long and aren't getting better it is time to see a urologist to find out why. It could be a resistant bacteria and a culture of your urine would tell what will kill it or there could be a stone or an anatomic reason for this. Hope you feel better fast. ...Read more
I have uncomplicated UTI. Some bladder wall inflammation. Waiting to see urologist. Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) makes me sick. Will amoxicillin work? Urine clear
E coli UTI i had culture: started with ofloxacin (bad 2 effects) then cefixime & fosfomicine, still burning now 1g ceftriaxone cefixime nitrofurantoin
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
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