Antibiotics versus placebo in the treatment of women with uncomplicated cystitis: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

@article{Falagas2009AntibioticsVP,
  title={Antibiotics versus placebo in the treatment of women with uncomplicated cystitis: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.},
  author={Matthew E. Falagas and Ioannis K Kotsantis and Evridiki K. Vouloumanou and Petros I. Rafailidis},
  journal={The Journal of infection},
  year={2009},
  volume={58 2},
  pages={91-102}
}
BACKGROUND Acute uncomplicated cystitis is one of the most common bacterial infections in women and is conventionally treated with antibiotics. However, emergence of resistant uropathogens forces physicians to reconsider the prescription of antibiotics for acute uncomplicated cystitis in non-pregnant young women. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effectiveness of antibiotics in the treatment of acute uncomplicated cystitis. METHODS We searched PubMed, the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled… CONTINUE READING

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