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I have an UTI and am wanting to take Levofloxacino. How many

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I have an UTI and am wanting to take Levofloxacino. How many day would I need to take a 500mg tablet?
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: Diovan daily. No
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I have been taking Cipro 250 mg twice a day for 6 days. It's not working.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Anthony Bray, MD replied 11 months ago.


Cipro and Levaquin are same class

If bacteria resistant to one then it is likely resitant to the other

You should get urinalysis with bacterial resistance pattern checked

I suspect a different class of antibiotic is probably best for you ...

Most of time suspectible bacteria would respond to 7 days of Levaquin though if bladder infection // 14 days if kidney infection

Are you male or female ? ( 30 days for prostate )

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Anthony Bray MD