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Does z pack treat uti?

Does z pack treat uti?

Azithromycin: Assuming that the organism producing your UTI is sensitive to Azithromycin it should do just fine. ...Read more

Azithromycin (Definition)

Azithromycin (zithromax, azithrocin, zmax, azin)[1] is an azalide, a subclass of macrolide antibiotics. Azithromycin is one of the world's best-selling antibiotics.[2][not in citation given (see discussion.)] it is derived from erythromycin, with a methyl-substituted nitrogen atom incorporated into the lactone ring, thus making ...Read more


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Is z pack prescribed for uti?

UTI: Choice of antibiotic will depend upon the particular organism involved in the uti. If this is non-bacterial urethritis it may be one drug of choice. Discuss this with the doctor prescribing. ...Read more

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Can z pack treat a uti?

UTI: Possibly, depending upon the causative organism and its sensitivities. ...Read more

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Will a z pack help for uti?

Will a z pack help for uti?

Not likely: Antibiotics used to treat utis are chosen based on the actual bacteria grown in the urine culture. Azithromycin which is the antibiotic in zpack is not a good choice for the most common organisms causing utis in women in their 40s. ...Read more

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Can I get depression by taking z pack for acute bronchitis?

Can I get depression by taking z pack for acute bronchitis?

No: Not typically. But if you are having symptoms you should talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Can i take the z pack antibiotic with Advocare products?

Can i take the z pack antibiotic with Advocare products?

Depends Which Ones: Some of advocare's products are compatible but do not take it with one of the 12 or 24 day challenge products or cleanses. In that case, wait till you are done with your zpak. It is safe to use their probiotic or spark products. Advocare is responsive and advises not to take medications within several hours of using their fiber products. Absorption can be impacted and this is wise advice. ...Read more

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Zithromax z pack side effects?

Zithromax z pack side effects?

Gastrointestinal: The most common side effects people taking a z-pak experience are nausea and diarrhea. As many as 10% of people who take it get these symptoms. Second most common (about 2%) are itching, rash, crampy abdominal pain, vomiting and lack of appetite. ...Read more

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Will z pak (azithromycin) take care of an ear infection?

Will z pak (azithromycin) take care of an ear infection?

Azithromycin: In most cases a Z-pak will cure ear infections (I believe the cure rate is around 92%). Follow-up with your prescribing physician at the end of treatment if you are still having significant symptoms. ...Read more

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Will taking the z pack affect my period?

Will taking the z pack affect my period?

No: Taking an antibiotic like z pack will not affect your period at all. ...Read more

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Does a z pack treat gonorrhea or chlamydia?

Does a z pack treat gonorrhea or chlamydia?

Yes and no: The medication in a z-pack, azithromycin, is the drug of choice for chlamydia. However, it is supposed to be given as 1gm stat, i.e. Four 250mg tablets taken all at once. A z-pack is dosed differently. The recommended medication for gonorrhea is a muscular injection of Ceftriaxone 250mg x 1. You can use azithromycin 2gm x 1, but it is not ideal. ...Read more

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Prescribed Z Pack 250mg for resp. infection. However, recently hospitalized for A Fib. Should i take Z Pack or ask for diff prescription? 

Discuss with doctor: Need to discuss with your heart doctor. Many reasons for why someone develops a-fib. Many ways/meds to treat. Some of which would be problem if you are on Z-pack. So please discuss with doctor who is treating your a-fib. Make sure they are aware of your resp infection and Z pack prescription. Best of luck with this. Dr R ...Read more

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Can z pak (azithromycin) help for kidney infection ?

Can z pak (azithromycin) help for kidney infection ?

Most likely not....: Are you sure you have kidney infection since most of UTI in females are in bladder and urethra. Z-pak will not help most of UTI-related / -causing bacteria. So, confirm diagnosis and receive right treatment. ...Read more

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Please help docs! is solumedrol (methylprednisolone) effective as a treatment for keloids?

Please help docs! is solumedrol (methylprednisolone) effective as a treatment for keloids?

Steroids help: Steroid injections to the keloid have been shown to help shrink and flatten the keloid. We typically use kenalog (triamcinolone) but 5-fu works as well. ...Read more

Z Pak (Definition)

Z-Pak is a macrolide which is a kind of anti-bacterial ...Read more