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Happy thanksgiving. i woke up to a urinary infection this

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Customer: hi. happy thanksgiving. i woke up to a urinary infection this morning...urgency, burning, pain, and my urine started smelling very strong yesterday. i recently was on cefdinir for 8 weeks to address chronic sinusitis, but discontinued when i fell and broke my elbow a few weeks ago. i am on pain meds for elbow naproxen 500mg twice a day and hydromorphone 2mg every four hours although i am able to stretch that out to 6 hours or more at times. i do not want to go to ER because of holiday and also already facing big bills from surgery. i still have 19 200mg cefdinir capsules left as original plan for sinuses was a ten week course. can i take this med for UTI and be safe with other meds? sorry for all lower case...typing with one finger. thank you, ***** *****
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Customer: oh also, occasionally taking ondansetron 4mg for nausea and i take a generic for allegra each evening.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.

Hi. It should be fine to take the Cefdinir with your other meds. Five days' worth should clear up a UTI

That said, you really shouldn't treat yourself and should see a doctor for this

Let me know if you need any more information please