Optimal duration of antibiotic therapy for uncomplicated urinary tract infection in older women: a double-blind randomized controlled trial
- Once-daily quinolone for complicated UTI. Guttman, Cheryl // Urology Times;Jun2003, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p18
Reveals that once-daily ciprofloxacin 1000 mg is as effective as the original 500 mg/twice daily dose for the treatment of complicated urinary tract infection and acute uncomplicated pyelonephritis. Most common pathogen causing the infection; Most common drug-related adverse event.
- Are the Fluoroquinolones Comparable in the Treatment of Urinary Tract Infections? Naber, K.G. // Drugs;Dec1999 Supplement 2, Vol. 58 Issue 6, p330
Compares fluoroquinolones for each kind of urinary tract infection (UTI). Discussion on uncomplicated UTI; Information on acute uncomplicated pyelonephritis.
- Prevention of Symptomatic Urinary Tract Infection after Removal of Short-Term Bladder Catheters. // Clinical Infectious Diseases;8/1/2009, Vol. 49 Issue 3, piii
The article presents a study on the impact of antibiotic prophylaxis on the prevention of symptomatic urinary tract infection after the removal of urinary catheter. The researchers randomized 239 patients undergoing abdominal surgery who had a bladder catheter in the perioperative period. The...
- The Quinolones and Renal Infection. Ronald, A. // Drugs;Dec1999 Supplement 2, Vol. 58 Issue 6, p96
The fluoroquinolones are excellent drugs for the treatment of most patients with renal infection. Ciprofloxacin has proved its value in good clinical trials for uncomplicated acute pyelonephritis and has been used widely for complicated urinary tract infections with presumed renal infection.
- Acute generalised exanthematous pustulosis in an elderly patient: case report. // Reactions Weekly;1/7/2006, Issue 1083, p8
This article focuses on a case report of an elderly woman who developed acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis during treatment with ciprofloxacin for a urinary tract infection. It presents the results of an examination done on the patient after presenting with a history of a rapidly...
- Ciprofloxacin. // Reactions Weekly;8/11/2007, Issue 1164, p12
The article describes the case of a 42-year-old woman who developed tendinopathy while receiving ciprofloxacin for a presumed urinary tract infection. The patient presented to an emergency department with acute onset of generalized pain several hours after receiving ciprofloxacin. Her clinical...
- When would you begin investigations in a woman with recurrent cystitis, and is an ultrasound of the renal tract sufficient? Mead, Mike // Update;7/10/2003, Vol. 67 Issue 3, p156
Urinary tract infections (UTI) are common in women, and most women will experience a UTI in their lifetime. Most of these will settle with a short course of antibiotics and no further treatment or investigation will be needed. If patients have more than two confirmed episodes of infection within...
- Levofloxacin: A Review of its Use as a High-Dose, Short-Course Treatment for Bacterial Infection. Anderson, Vanessa R.; Perry, Caroline M. // Drugs;2008, Vol. 68 Issue 4, p535
Levofloxacin (Levaquin) is a fluoroquinolone antibacterial that is the L-isomer of ofloxacin. A high-dose (750Â mg) short-course (5 days) of once-daily levofloxacin is approved for use in the US in the treatment of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), acute bacterial sinusitis (ABS),...
- Dealing with urinary tract infections in women. SIBAL, MEG // Filipino Reporter;3/8/2013, Vol. 41 Issue 14, p21
The article focuses on urinary tract infections (UTIs) in women. It describes the factors that contribute to UTIs in women, including impaired bladder emptying, sexual activity, and menopause. A list of symptoms is presented which include abdominal pain or pressure, fever of 101ÂºF or greater,...