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Acute cystitis (lower UTI)
oral
-single dose: not very effective
-short course (preferred)
-conventional (usu for men, preg women, upper UTI)
acute pyelonephritis
*bacteriuria >100,000
need hospitalization (may lead to sepsis)

cipro, ceftazidime, amphicillin + gentamycin, unasyn
complicated UTIs (structural/fcn'l probs)
mild->severe
from e coli, klebsiella, proteus, pseudomon., s. aureus, enterobacter...
-mild: wait for c/s
-severe: start broad spect.
recurrent UTI
frequent (3 or >/yr): prophylaxis
infrequent: recurrent
acute bacterial prostatis
inflammed prostate
maybe from catheters
tx: flouroquinlones (i.e. cipro)
UT antiseptics
nitrofurantoin, methenamine, nalidiic acid, cinoxacin

-2nd line
-concentrated in urine