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Is Amoxicillin the right medicine for UTI?

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Posted on Fri, 2 Jan 2015
Question: I am taking amoxicillin for a urinary tract infection but it does not seem to be clearing up Though this is just the second day Can I change to something stronger like Ampiclox without completing the initial drug?
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Answered by Dr. Iven Romic Rommstein (22 minutes later)
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hi

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First,amoxicillin is not first choice for urinary infections and cephalisporines,nitrofurantoin or ciprinol should be used. So I suggest to switch it to some of these.Also have urinoculture to isolate exact pathogens. Wish you good health
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Brief Answer: hi Detailed Answer: First,amoxicillin is not first choice for urinary infections and cephalisporines,nitrofurantoin or ciprinol should be used. So I suggest to switch it to some of these.Also have urinoculture to isolate exact pathogens. Wish you good health