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you need to take your medicine as directed
the reason is to get the concentration of the antibiotic high enough to kill the bacteria and cure your infection
if you have not seen a urologist to determine why you get recurrent UTIs you should... there may be a structural cause for this that can be fixed and then you would not need the antibiotics
examples would be a dysfunctional bladder or even a small stone in the kidney
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I see my urologist every 6 months or sooner if need be. I have had a CT scan to rule out kidney stones and a probe which indicates an inflamed bladder. I am on an Estrace regimen twice weekly to help with this condition but I continue to get UTIs. My problem is taking antibiotics and have been given smaller doses to take for an extended period of time past the usual 5-10 days. I was hoping I could take the Omnicef only one time a day for a longer period of time and I assume you have answered that question for me. Thank you.