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Abdominal pain, nausea. Diagnosed with kidney infection. Should I continue second course of cipro?

I went into the ER with complaints of pain in my right abdomen, nausea , bp of 176/81. I was given fluids for dehydration , which also included cipro and pain medication. The doctor s diagnosis was kidney infection and I was given 1000mg/ day for 10 days. The problem is that I just finished a course of cipro (1000mg/day for 10days) 1wk ago. Is this normal to have to take a second course of antibiotics?
Asked On : Fri, 25 Jan 2013
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thanks for your query.
for severe urine or kidney infection recommended doses of ciprofloxacine is 500mg twice a day for 7 to 10 can repeat the same after one weak but only after justify its indication as your doctor advice.
it is best to take antibiotics as per culture sensitivity reports.if you not benefited by initial empirical antibiotics therapy.
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