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My father is on amoxicillan for pneumonia, and we suspect he

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My father is on amoxicillan for pneumonia, and we suspect he also he has a UTI. Can you do a urine test while he is on the first antibiotic?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: mylan galantamine, pms-Citalopram, jamp-Amiodipine, allopurtinol,
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: has Atrial Fibrillation, Chronic renal failure TIA's, Diverticulitis. He went to emerg to see about UTI, it didn't show up. then they dignosed the pneumonia
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Urology
Expert:  Janne Nissinen replied 8 months ago.


I'm Janne Nissinen board certified physician.

Antibiotics do not interfere with testing for a UTI, if it is still suspected a urine screen should be rerun and if necessary cultured.

Expert:  Janne Nissinen replied 8 months ago.

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