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is just one dose of cipro at 500 mg and flagyl at 500 mg 3 times a day a sufficient dose for diverticulitis?

By Anonymous July 21, 2018 - 10:26am
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I googled it and the usual dose would be to take flagyl at 500 mg twice a day. It is the weekend so cannot check with the dr but the pharmacist says script was definitely written that way.

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Hello. Thank you for posting.

Diverticulitis is an inflammation of one or more diverticula, which are small pouches, resulted from herniations or protrusions of the intestinal mucosa and submucosa. Your doctor will determine the dosing instructions he or she feels is best. Often, doctors prescribe the following dosages:

Ciprofloxacin (Cipro) 500 mg twice daily plus metronidazole 400-500 mg 2-3 times per day for 7-10 days. This can vary depending on the condition being treated and the severity.

Try calling your doctor. He or she might be on call or another doctor covering.


July 21, 2018 - 12:51pm
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