IDSA: Drugs for Urinary Tract Infections

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New guidelines from the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and its European counterpart regarding antimicrobials for treating uncomplicated urinary tract infections (UTIs) in non-pregnant women addresses fluoroquinolone-resistant uropathogens. As first-line treatment for uncomplicated cystitis, fluoroquinolones should not be used as empirical treatment; for uncomplicated pyelonephritis, ciprofloxacin or levofloxacin are suitable. No recommendations for treatment of complicated UTIs were made in the new guidelines.

IDSA: Drugs for Urinary Tract Infections
IDSA: Drugs for Urinary Tract Infections
The most recent guidelines from the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and its European counterpart on the choice of antimicrobials for treatment of uncomplicated urinary tract infections (UTIs) in non-pregnant women focus on the unnecessary use of fluoroquinolones to treat ...

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