Considerations when prescribing trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole
- UTI therapy: Trimming costs, preventing resistance. DiLoreto, Stacy // Patient Care;Apr2002, Vol. 36 Issue 6, p76
Discusses the national patterns in the treatment of urinary tract infections (UTI) in women by ambulatory physicians. Most frequently prescribed antibiotic; Recommendation on prescribing trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole as first line therapy for uncomplicated UTI.
- High resistance rate is seen for UTI antibiotic of choice. Insinger, Alison // Urology Times;Jul2010, Vol. 38 Issue 8, p1
The article reports the resistance rate of the antibiotic trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole which is used to treat simple urinary tract infections. It states that the researchers from Vattikuti Urology Institute of the Henry Ford Health Care System found out that the antibiotic contains 23 percent...
- Empiric Use of Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX) in the Treatment of Women with Uncomplicated Urinary Tract Infections, in a Geographical Area with a High Prevalence of TMP-SMX-Resistant Uropathogens. Raz, R.; Chazan, B.; Kennes, Y.; colodner, R.; Rottensterich, E.; Dan, M.; Lavi, L.; Stamm, W. // Clinical Infectious Diseases;5/1/2002, Vol. 34 Issue 9, p1165
Deals with a study which evaluated the effectiveness of trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole for the treatment of uncomplicated urinary tract infections. Patients and methods; Results; Discussion.
- Treating A UTI. // Pediatrics for Parents;2002, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p7
Reports on the changes in the treatment of urinary tract infections (UTI) in adults in the U.S. Effectiveness of short-term UTI treatment in adults; Antibiotic prescription to eradicate UTI; Treatment of UTI in children.
- Cystitis Rx: Three doses should do the trick. Cerrato, Paul L. // RN;Feb99, Vol. 62 Issue 2, p88
Reports that patients with uncomplicated urinary tract infections should take antibiotics for only three days.
- Resistance is futile: the bacteriocin model for addressing the antibiotic resistance challenge. Riley, Margaret A.; Robinson, Sandra M.; Roy, Christopher M.; Dennis, Morgan; Liu, Vivian; Dorit, Robert L. // Biochemical Society Transactions;Dec2012, Vol. 40 Issue 6, p1438
Pathogenic bacteria resistant to many or all antibiotics already exist. With the decline in microbiological research at pharmaceutical companies, the high rate at which resistance has evolved and spread has demanded a novel approach to addressing this critical human health issue. In the present...
- A retrospective study of the changing trends of antimicrobial resistance of Klebsiella pneumoniae isolated from urine samples over last 3 years (2012-2014). Sharma, Neetu; Gupta, Anita K.; Walia, Geeta; Bakhshi, Rupinder // Journal of Natural Science, Biology & Medicine;Jan2016, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p39
Background: In our country, the problem of antibiotic resistance is compounding because of overuse and misuse of antibiotics. There is no systematic national surveillance of antibiotic resistance and insufficient data are available to quantify the problem. Objectives: To study the changing...
- Comparative double-blind study of cephalexin and co-trimoxazole in urinary tract infections. Gower, P.E.; Tasker, P.R.W. // British Medical Journal;3/20/1976, Vol. 1 Issue 6011, p684
Examines the comparative double-blind study of cephalexin and co-trimoxazole in urinary tract infections. Cure rate of co-trimoxazole; Failure of cephalexin for curing infections; Superiority of co-trimoxazole in the management of acute urinary infections.
- Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole for Acute Dysuria in Women: A Single-Dose or 10-Day Course. Fihn, Stephan D.; Johnson, Carolyn; Roberts, Pacita L.; Running, Katherine; Stamm, Walter E. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Mar88, Vol. 108 Issue 3, p350
Compares single-dose and 10-day treatment regimens of trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole in women with acute dysuria, urgency or urinary frequency. Efficacy of single-dose treatment under conditions of typical outpatient practice; Diagnoses of women with and without urinary tract infections randomly...