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I have a uti can I have antibiotics, I am taking sachet’s

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I have a uti can I have antibiotics
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: I am taking sachet’s for cystitis
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: no
Submitted: 11 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Zee J replied 11 days ago.

Hello and thanks for your question. I’d be pleased to assist you.

I am really sorry

The website is only meant to provide medical education and answers specific to your questions only.

The website is not authorized to issue any referrals, prescriptions or notes, so we are unable to prescribe medications, as we do not have access to your medical notes.

However, we are always here to guide you to understand your problem, make diagnosis and how to get best treatment

Expert:  Zee J replied 11 days ago.

You need to have a urine test initially to get antibiotics

Expert:  Zee J replied 11 days ago.

There are 2 options for you to do it quickly over weekend:

  1. Either call out of hours GP tomorrow morning or
  2. Go to local hospital emergency (local A&E)

Once you have urine test then if needed they will also provide you with antibiotics

Expert:  Zee J replied 11 days ago.

Until that keep using:

1. Paracetamol and Ibuprofen

2. Plenty of fluids

3. Cystitis Sachet

4. Cranberry juice

5. hold a hot water bottle over your lower tummy

6. avoid having sex

7. avoid drinks that may irritate your bladder, like fruit juices, coffee and alcohol

8. pee frequently

Expert:  Zee J replied 11 days ago.

Paracetamol 500mg tablets can be taken as 2 tablets every 6 hourly (maximum 8 tablets in 24 hours safely)

Ibuprofen 200mg tablets can be taken as 2 tablets three times a day (maximum 6 tablets in 24 hours safely).

Expert:  Zee J replied 11 days ago.

However, you need to go to local hospital emergency if you have:

  • a high temperature, or feeling hot and shivery
  • a low temperature, or shaking and shivering
  • pain in the lower tummy or in the back, just under the ribs
  • are confused, drowsy or have difficulty speaking
  • are feeling or being sick
  • have not had a pee all day
  • blood in your pee

These symptoms could mean you have a kidney infection, which can be serious if it is not treated as it could cause sepsis.

Expert:  Zee J replied 11 days ago.

I am still here

Please do let me know if you have any further questions I would be happy to answer

Best of luck