Does anyone know the best antibiotic used for recurrent e. Coli infection in elderly?

Recurrent E. coli. You haven't specified where the infection is; so i'll answer as if it pertains to urinary tract infxns, a common site for e coli. With recurrent utis, it's always best to get a urine culture to find out to what antibiotic the e coli is most susceptible; then the appropriate antibiotic can be given & a cure expedited. Some people with hx of recurrent utis take ab for prevention of infxn. Dr decides.

Related Questions

I have been diagnosed with e-coli infection In my intestine I'm bit worried I'm on antibiotics what's the best way to treat it plzz help thanks :)?

Probiotics. Finish the antibiotics prescribed to you. Take 1-2 cups of yogurt daily & get some probiotics from the pharmacy & take it for one month at least. Thi is to replenish the good bacteria in the intestines Which were killed by the antibiotics. Read more...

What is the antibiotic used for the e. Coli infection on locust grove?

Hard to treat. Bacterial infections are usually treated with antibiotics. However, the antibiotic sensitivities of different strains of e. Coli vary widely. As gram-negative organisms, e. Coli are resistant to many antibiotics that are effective against gram-positive organisms. Antibiotics which may be used to treat e. Coli infection include amoxicillin, as well as other semisynthetic penicillins, many cephalosp. Read more...