Three days of pivmecillinam or norfloxacin for treatment of acute uncomplicated urinary infection in women.

@article{Nicolle2002ThreeDO,
  title={Three days of pivmecillinam or norfloxacin for treatment of acute uncomplicated urinary infection in women.},
  author={Lindsay E. Nicolle and Kathleen S. Madsen and G O Debeeck and E Blochlinger and Niels J Borrild and Jean - Pierre Bru and Charles Mckinnon and Brenda O'Doherty and Wolfgang Spiegel and Frank A M van Balen and Paul Menday},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases},
  year={2002},
  volume={34 7},
  pages={
          487-92
        }
}
Pivmecillinam is a unique beta-lactam antimicrobial that has been used for the treatment of acute uncomplicated urinary infection for > 20 y. Since this agent was introduced, the quinolone antimicrobials have become widely used for the same indication. This study compared the efficacy of a 3-d regimen of pivmecillinam 400 mg b.i.d. with norfloxacin 400 mg b.i.d. Women aged between 18 and 65 y presenting with symptoms of acute cystitis of < 7 d duration were eligible for enrollment; 483 were… CONTINUE READING
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