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Is ciprofloxacin good for bladder infectons?

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In brief: Sometimes

Cipro (ciprofloxacin)floxacin is one antibiotic used to treat bladder infections.
It is a broad spectrum potent antibiotic. Often we choose Macrodantin or Bactrim (sulfa) to treat first. If we always choose the "strongest" antibiotic first eventually bacteria develop resistance to the antibiotic, then even the stronger antibiotic like Cipro (ciprofloxacin) wont work well.

In brief: Sometimes

Cipro (ciprofloxacin)floxacin is one antibiotic used to treat bladder infections.
It is a broad spectrum potent antibiotic. Often we choose Macrodantin or Bactrim (sulfa) to treat first. If we always choose the "strongest" antibiotic first eventually bacteria develop resistance to the antibiotic, then even the stronger antibiotic like Cipro (ciprofloxacin) wont work well.
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