Don't expect any drastic improvements straight away and definitely do not cut the dose short. On abdominal examination, a palpable, distended bladder indicates urinary retention.
In addition to taking Cipro for prostatitis, Cipro is used in the treatment of some uncommon infections such as plague, tularemia, and anthrax. View top members Find a member. Prescribed mg cipro 2x daily. Kyle July 21, Should not be used in anyone with seizure disorders, or cerebral arteriosclerosis. Side effects included some headache, dizziness, anxiety, and lack of sleep.
Extremely ill patients, such as those with sepsis, should be hospitalized to receive parenteral antibiotics, usually a broad-spectrum cephalosporin and an aminoglycoside. Went to the doctor again and he prescribed Bactrium since it's easier on nausea. Scand J Urol Nephrol.
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The diagnosis of acute bacterial prostatitis is often based on symptoms alone. Patients usually have symptoms consistent with prostatitis, such as painful ejaculation or pain in the penis, testicles or scrotum.
Reprints are not available from the authors. N Engl J Med. Information from references 7 and 8. No guideline exists for treating gram-positive organisms, but ciprofloxacin Cipro and levofloxacin Levaquin have adequate gram-positive coverage, as well as excellent gram-negative coverage, and both medications penetrate the prostate tissue well.
Acute prostatitis in middle-aged men: It does appear that PSA levels return to normal four to six weeks after a day course of antibiotics. However, Ciprofloxacin not only did nothing for me during my 30 days of usage, but also gave me a permanent sunburn and strep in an area of my body that antiboitics have had extreme difficulty in eradicating.
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The nausea has gone down a little but cipro stays in your system for 48 hours so still feel awful, will never be able to take it again. It cleared up the kidney infection in a week but I still had prostate problems till week 3.
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