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Antibiotics for bronchitis and UTI - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi I am currently taking zithromax for bronchitis, i'm almost positive that I have a UTI as well. Will the zithromax cover both?
Doctor :   HI
User :   hi
User :   do you think i'm covered?
User :   i'm also drinking cranberry juic
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   it is good for bronchitis
Doctor :   but for uti it is not that effective
Doctor :   but still it is not a bad idea to have one antibiotic
Doctor :   instead of two
Doctor :   u there?
User :   so do you think i should finish the zithromax or switch to something stronger?
User :   i've only taken the first dose
Doctor :   who prescribed azithromax?
User :   i work for a pediatrician who diagnosed the bronchitis, however I would have to go to my reg doctor for this, i was hoping to avoid a visit
User :   i guess i'll contact my pcp in the morning and work it out. thank you for your time.
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   u should see a doctor prior to taking any antibiotic
Doctor :   no antibiotic is otc
Doctor :   u need a prescription to get antibiotic
User :   thank you i will
Doctor :   welcome
Doctor :   is there anything i need to help u with?
Doctor :   please send the feedback form
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