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Urinary Tract Infections and Prostatitis

Definition Infections of the urinary tract represent a wide variety of clinical syndromes including urethritis, cystitis, prostatitis, and pyelonephritis. A urinary tract infection is defined as the presence of microorganisms in the urine that cannot be accounted for by contamination. The organisms have the potential to invade the tissues of the urinary tract and adjacent structures. Lower tract infections include cystitis (bladder), urethritis (urethra), prostatitis (prostate gland), and epididymitis. Upper tract infections involve the kidney and are referred to as pyelonephritis. Uncomplicated urinary tract infections are not associated with structural or neurologic abnormalities that may interfere with the normal flow of urine or the voiding mechanism. Complicated urinary tract infections are …

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Syphilis

The causative organism of syphilis is Treponema pallidum, a spirochete. Syphilis is usually acquired by sexual contact with infected mucous membranes or cutaneous lesions, although on rare occasions it can be acquired by nonsexual personal contact, accidental inoculation, or blood transfusion. Clinical presentation The clinical presentation of syphilis is varied, with progression through multiple stages possible in untreated or inadequately treat patients (Table Presentation of Syphilis Infections). Primary Syphilis Primary syphilis is characterized by the appearance of a chancre on cutaneous or mucocutaneous tissue. Chancres persist only for 1 to 8 weeks before spontaneously disappearing. TABLE. Treatment of Gonorrhea Type of Infection Recommended Regimensa Alternative Regimensb Uncomplicated infections of the cervix, …

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Antimicrobial therapy: general principles

A wide variety of antimicrobial agents is available to treat established infections caused by bacteria, fungi, viruses, or parasites. This section will cover the general principles of antimicrobial therapy and will also include illustrative clinical problems to emphasize proper decision-making in using antimicrobials. Determinants of Antimicrobial Efficacy Measurement of antimicrobial activity in vitro Susceptibility testing is indicated for any bacterial pathogen warranting chemotherapy. Drugs that irreversibly destroy the ability of an organism to replicate, and perhaps in the process destroy the structural integrity of the organism, are microbicidal. Drugs that reversibly impair replicating ability, with this function being restored when drug concentrations fall below critical inhibitory levels, are microbiostatic. In quantitative …

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Toxicity of Antimicrobial Therapy

Mechanisms of toxicity The mechanisms associated with common adverse reactions to antimicrobials include dose-related toxicity that occurs in a certain fraction of patients when a critical plasma concentration or total dose is exceeded, and toxicity that is unpredictable and mediated through allergic or idiosyncratic mechanisms. For example, certain classes of drugs such as the aminoglycosides are associated with dose-related toxicity. In contrast, the major toxicity of the penicillins and cephalosporins is due to allergic reactions. These differences are explained in part by the relative ability of specific drugs to inhibit enzymatic pathways in the host versus their stimulation of specific immune response. Not included in these lists is mention of the …

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Spectinomycin Hydrochloride

• Spectinomycin is an aminocyclitol antibiotic. Uses • Gonorrhea and Associated Infections Spectinomycin is used in the treatment of uncomplicated cervical, urethral, or rectal gonorrhea caused by susceptible Neisseria gonorrhoeae and also is used in the treatment of disseminated gonococcal infections. Although not considered a drug of choice for the treatment of gonococcal infections, spectinomycin is considered a useful alternative for the treatment of gonococcal infections in patients who are hypersensitive to or cannot tolerate cephalosporins and fluoroquinolones. The drug also is an effective alternative for the treatment of gonorrhea in pregnant women and children when fluoroquinolones are contraindicated and cephalosporins cannot be used. Compared with other regimens available for the …

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Buy Moxifloxacin (Avelox) 400mg Without Prescription

Moxifloxacin Hydrochloride C21H24FN3O4 • Moxifloxacin is a fluoroquinolone anti-infective agent. Uses Moxifloxacin is used orally or IV for the treatment of respiratory tract infections (acute sinusitis, acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis, community-acquired pneumonia) and uncomplicated skin and skin structure infections caused by susceptible bacteria. Moxifloxacin also is used as an alternative agent for the treatment of active tuberculosis. In addition, the drug has been recommended as an alternative agent for postexposure prophylaxis following suspected or confirmed exposure to aerosolized anthrax spores (inhalational anthrax) or for treatment of inhalational anthrax. • Respiratory Tract Infections Moxifloxacin is used for the treatment of acute bacterial sinusitis caused by susceptible Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae, or …

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Lomefloxacin HCl

• Lomefloxacin is a fluoroquinolone anti-infective agent. Uses Lomefloxacin is used orally in adults for the treatment of mild to moderate lower respiratory tract infections (acute bacterial exacerbations of chronic bronchitis) and uncomplicated or complicated urinary tract infections caused by susceptible organisms. The drug also is used orally for perioperative prophylaxis in patients undergoing transrectal prostate biopsy or transurethral surgical procedures. • Respiratory Tract Infections Lomefloxacin is used for the treatment of mild to moderate acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis caused by susceptible Haemophilus influenzae or Moraxella catarrhalis. Because Streptococcus pneumoniae exhibits resistance to lomefloxacin in vitro and the safety and efficacy of the drug in lower respiratory tract infections caused …

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Lomefloxacin Hydrochloride: Dosage and Administration

• Administration Lomefloxacin hydrochloride is administered orally. Lomefloxacin hydrochloride may be administered without regard to meals. Food decreases the rate of GI absorption of the drug, but only decreases the extent of absorption by 12%. Antacids containing magnesium or aluminum, sucralfate, buffered didanosine preparations (chewable/dispersible tablets, buffered powder for oral solution), and metal cations such as iron or zinc may interfere with oral absorption of lomefloxacin resulting in subtherapeutic concentrations of the fluoroquinolone. To minimize the possibility of an interaction, patients should be informed not to ingest magnesium- and aluminum-containing antacids, buffered didanosine preparations, or sucralfate within 4 hours prior to or 2 hours after a dose of lomefloxacin, or to …

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Buy Levaquin (Levofloxacin) No Prescription 250\500\750mg

Levofloxacin [Levaquin 250, 500, 750mg Tablets] Generic Name: Levofloxacin Under what local brands and in what dosages is generic Levofloxacin sold in pharmacies of Britain, United States, and Canada? In pharmacies of the United States, Great Britain and Canada the pharmacists offer you to buy Levofloxacin according to your prescription or without a prescription under such brand names and in such strengths and dosage forms: UK US Canada Evoxil 250mg film-coated tablets Evoxil 500mg film-coated tablets Evoxil 5mg/ml solution for infusion Levofloxacin 250mg Tablets Levofloxacin 500mg Tablets Levofloxacin 5mg/ml Solution for Infusion Tavanic I.V. 5 mg/ml Tavanic 250 mg Tablets Tavanic 500 mg Tablets Levaquin 250 mg Tablets Levaquin 500 mg …

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Buy No Prescription Generic Levaquin (Levofloxacin) 250/500/750mg

Levofloxacin: Uses Levofloxacin is used orally or IV for the treatment of respiratory tract infections (acute bacterial exacerbations of chronic bronchitis, acute maxillary sinusitis, community-acquired pneumonia, nosocomial pneumonia), uncomplicated or complicated skin and skin structure infections, uncomplicated or complicated urinary tract infections, acute pyelonephritis, and chronic prostatitis caused by susceptible organisms. Levofloxacin also is used in the treatment of travelers’ diarrhea and pelvic inflammatory disease. In addition, levofloxacin is recommended as an alternative agent for the treatment of gonorrhea, nongonococcal urethritis, or urogenital chlamydial infections; for the treatment of active tuberculosis; for postexposure prophylaxis following suspected or confirmed exposure to aerosolized anthrax spores (inhalational anthrax) or for treatment of inhalational anthrax; …

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