Treatment of primary acute cystitis

More than 80% of incidents occur due to Escherichia coli (gram-negative rods).

Most strains of this pathogen are susceptible to many drugs, although antibiotic-resistant strains are quite common.

For the treatment of acute cystitis, it's common to apply single intake of trimethoprim/ sulfamethoxazole (320/1600mg), trimethoprim (400mg), sulfamethoxazole (2g) and most fluoroquinolones (norfloxacin, ciprofloxacin, ofloxacin).

Effective Guideline for Cystitis Treatment

This obstacle makes treating the condition with a single dose of Amoxicillin (3g.), very difficult.

About a third of Escherichia coli strains that lead to acute cystitis are resistant to amoxicillin.

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