Antibiotics for Urinary Tract Infections in Children
How It Works
These antibiotics kill the bacteria that commonly cause Reference urinary tract infections (UTIs) Opens New Window in children.
Most antibiotics come in pill or liquid form. Some antibiotics may be given as a shot. The doctor may give antibiotics in the vein (Reference intravenously Opens New Window) if your child is younger than 2 to 3 months old, is very ill or nauseated, or has a severe kidney infection.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: March 22, 2011|
|Medical Review:||Reference Susan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics
Reference Avery L. Seifert, MD - Urology