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Frequent urinary tract infections. On antibiotics. What is the correct dosage and side effects?

i have been suffering from urinary tract infection which is occurring twice in a month.i don t get complete relief from using urispas tablets,cefigen 200 mg. but some of my friends suggested me to take monocef o 200mg which is antibiotic gives me relief. i have been taking 2pills daily at 12 hours gap. my question is -how much dosage should i need to take and what are the effects of over dosage? is it bad for me?
Asked On : Wed, 6 Mar 2013
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Hello and welcome to health care magic. Thanks for your query.

Since you are having frequent episodes of urinary tract infection in spite of taking antibiotics I would suggest you to consult a urologist for complete physical examination as well as few basic investigations like – urine routine and urine culture and sensitivity tests to detect the organism which is growing and start of with appropriate antibiotic as per the sensitivity reports.

Sometimes obstruction anywhere along the kidney to urethra may cause frequent infection , even that has to be ruled out by ultrasound scan of your urinary system ( usg- KUB).

I would suggest you to check your sugars as well ( fasting and postprandial).

Take plenty of fluids orally, keep your genital region clean and dry.

Wish you all the best
( Emergency consultant)
Answered: Wed, 6 Mar 2013
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