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Will Dicloxacillin Help A Uti
Some will But: You need to use Zithromax or an antibiotic from Tetracycline group for treating chlamydia as a first line antibiotics according to cdc But some antibiotics used for UTI listed below can also be used as second line Ofloxacin Levofloxacin Are also effective and Amoxicillin is indicated for treatment of Chlamydia during pregnancy ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Not likely: Most strains of MRSA are resistant to all macrolide antibiotics like azithromycin. Mrsa is usually sensitive to vancomycin, Linezolid , septra/bactrim, doxycycline/tetracyclines, clindamycin, daptomycin, synercid, (quinpristin and dalfopristin) ceftaroline, rifampin(only used in combination with another MRSA antibiotic). Mrsa would be resistant to other antibiotics in current use. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nope: Nitronfurantoin (Macrobid) is not active against strep. In addition, it provides effective levels only in urine, not in blood or other tissues; it is not used against any infection outside the urinary tract. If you think you have a strep infection, see a health professional for testing and a prescription for effective treatment. ...Read more
Do you know if bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) will help treat my uti? I was prescribed bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) before but it didn't help. Will it help me this time for recurrent uti?
Same/different bug: Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is a reasonable choice for UTI treatment, however not all bacteria that cause utis are susceptible to this antibiotic. The gold standard is to have a urine culture of the organism to know its antibiotic sensitivity pattern. Without knowing more specifics or whether the recurrence is the same bug, it is hard to know whether Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) will help this time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: First, boils can rarely be treated by antibiotics. By the time a collection of pus has formed, drainage of the pus is the only effective treatment. Drainage occurs either naturally (the boil opens and drains) or surgically (it's opened with a scalpel). In addition, Amoxicillin does not treat staph, so it would be a particularly ineffective antibiotic for a boil. ...Read more
Yes: You will probably require 3 days treatment only, though. ...Read more
Without: Food can decrease absorption. Take an hour before or two hours after food. ...Read more
Please let us know: what symptoms you are experiencing so that we can better address your question. Can clarify and re-ask. ...Read more
See below: Dicloxicillin is usually well tolerated in the vast majority of patients who take it. It is best taken on an empty stomach. Like other penicillin class drugs it can cause side effects including nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, allergic reactions, serum sickness, interstitial nephritis and bone marrow toxicity. ...Read more
I was prescribed dicloxacillin 1000mg per day for 3 weeks for lymphangitis on chest. It recurred within 1 week of finishing course. What should I do?
Go back to the doc: You apparently have some sort of resistant bug. You probably need to get a culture and sensitivity test to different antibiotics if it hasn't resolved. You definitely need to see a doctor. ...Read more
Not not recommended: Both dicoxacin and Amoxicillin are antibiotics in penicillin class and amoxicillin/clavulanic and Dicloxacillin are often used for same indications like grm positive infections like staph infections.Dicloxicin is not used that much these days because staph resistance.Amoxicillin/clavulanic has many other indications and is still widely used. ...Read more
Dicloxacillin g: Dicloxacillin is a penicillin antibiotic. Immediate allergic reactions (anaphylactic) usually begin within 20 minutes with possible urticaria, edema, airway/ breathing problems, low blood pressure & potentially death. Delayed reactions may occur anywhere from 48 hours after administration to a month. REF: https://www.drugs.com/sfx/dicloxacillin-side-effects.html ...Read more
Relatively: Alcohol and Dicloxacillin do not have any severe interactions, however, you should not drink while you are on an antibiotics. Alcohol consumption will temporarily lower your immune system making it harder for the antibiotic to heal your infection as well as lowering the drugs efficacy. If you are sick enough to be on an antibiotics, you should not drink alcohol. ...Read more
Antistaphylococcal: This drug is effective against staphylococci which have developed resistance to penicillin by virtue of the production of an enzyme called penicillinase. Unfortunately it is not effective against mrsa, and has reduced activity in comparison to penicillin against other organisms. Its purpose is quite limited. ...Read more
Dynapen allergy: Allergic reactions occur when your body produces antibodies to substances /allergens that are often harmless to other people. Dynapen (dicloxacillin) is an antibiotic. "Hypersensitivity reactions have included rash, fever, eosinophilia, pruritus, urticaria, angioneurotic edema, anaphylactic reactions (bronchospasm, hypotension, vascular collapse, death), laryngeal edema, laryngospasm, serum- > ...Read more
Is it ok for a person to eat Dicloxacillin antib that are given for staph bacteria when the staph has not been determined.
I have been priscribed ampicillin 25omg and dicloxacillin 250 mg combination drug for abscess above the gum crating pain below the left side of the n?
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