Amoxicillin vs Cipro for UTI

Amoxicillin
(Rx)
Cipro
(Rx)
Amoxicillin is an antibiotic.
Cipro is an antibiotic.
Satisfaction Score
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2.5
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.6
Slightly Satisfied
Helpfulness
for UTI
2.1
Concern level
2.0
Helpfulness
for UTI
3.1
Concern level
2.3
Approval Date
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February 9, 1976
October 22, 1987
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
79,056 Discussions
76,145 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Infection
#2 for Ear Infection
#5 for UTI
#6 for Lyme
#7 for Sore Throat
#8 for Strep Throat
#11 for Acne
#12 for Bronchitis
#13 for Pneumonia
#14 for Abscess
#15 for Tonsilitis
Amoxicillin is prescribed for Infection, Ear Infection, Sinus Infections, Streptococcal Infection and UTI and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Infection
#2 for UTI
#3 for Pouchitis
#5 for Prostatitis
#8 for Chlamydia
#10 for Abscess
#12 for Anthrax
Cipro is prescribed for Infection and UTI and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Amo
Allergy
10
Tiredness
2
Nausea
2
Dizziness
1
Insomnia
1
Weakness
1
Irritability
1
Depression
1
Stomach Problems
1
Diabetes
1
Cip
Allergy
4
Nausea
3
Tiredness
3
Anxiety
2
Depression
1
Weakness
1
Stomach Pain
1
Cramping
1
Back Pain
1
Insomnia
1
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Amoxicillin
Amo
Cipro
Cip
Allergy
Amo
Cip
10
4
Tiredness
Amo
Cip
2
3
Nausea
Amo
Cip
2
3
Dizziness
Amo
Cip
1
0
Insomnia
Amo
Cip
1
1
Weakness
Amo
Cip
1
1
Irritability
Amo
Cip
1
0
Depression
Amo
Cip
1
1
Stomach Problems
Amo
Cip
1
0
Diabetes
Amo
Cip
1
0
Allergy
Cip
Amo
4
10
Nausea
Cip
Amo
3
2
Tiredness
Cip
Amo
3
2
Anxiety
Cip
Amo
2
0
Depression
Cip
Amo
1
1
Weakness
Cip
Amo
1
1
Stomach Pain
Cip
Amo
1
0
Cramping
Cip
Amo
1
0
Back Pain
Cip
Amo
1
0
Insomnia
Cip
Amo
1
1
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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B Category B
Before taking Amoxicillin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Cipro during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Amoxicillin and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Injection, Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 125 mg, 200 mg, 250 mg, 400 mg, 500 mg, 600 mg, 775 mg, 875 mg
Suspension: 125 mg/5 mL, 200 mg/5 mL, 250 mg/5 mL, 400 mg/5 mL
Capsule: 250 mg, 500 mg
Drops: 50 mg/mL
Solution: 200 mg, 400 mg, 10 mg/mL
Tablet: 250 mg, 500 mg, 750 mg
Suspension: 250 mg/5 mL, 500 mg/5 mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Should be taken 2 hours before or 2 hours after any dairy products or else absorption may be decreased.
Ingredients
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Amoxicillin Trihydrate
Ciprofloxacin
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Amoxicillin and Cipro: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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