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What is best antibiotic for treatment of uti?
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Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
5 doctors agree
In brief: Depends
Selecting the most effective antibiotics depends upon the organism(bacterium) isolated from properly collected urine sample.
Given the multiplicity of causative organism in urinary tract infections and antibiotic resistance bacteria develop, there is no panacea.

In brief: Depends
Selecting the most effective antibiotics depends upon the organism(bacterium) isolated from properly collected urine sample.
Given the multiplicity of causative organism in urinary tract infections and antibiotic resistance bacteria develop, there is no panacea.
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park
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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and Bactrim
Best antibiotic depends upon the causative organism (bacteria).
Most utis are due to e. Coli and most utis will respond to a short course of cipro, (ciprofloxacin) bactrim, or macrodantin. The latter sterilizes the urine ANS is great for lower urinary tract infections ie cystitis, but not good where good tissues are require as for pyelonephritis(kidney infection) i deally urine should be cultured before treatment.

In brief: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and Bactrim
Best antibiotic depends upon the causative organism (bacteria).
Most utis are due to e. Coli and most utis will respond to a short course of cipro, (ciprofloxacin) bactrim, or macrodantin. The latter sterilizes the urine ANS is great for lower urinary tract infections ie cystitis, but not good where good tissues are require as for pyelonephritis(kidney infection) i deally urine should be cultured before treatment.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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