Chapter 85 Urinary Tract Infections Q&A (1 of 28) Sample Questions
1. Ivy, a 37-year-old female presents with a prescription of Ciprofloxacin 500 mg twice daily and Phenazopyridine 200 mg three times daily for an uncomplicated urinary tract infection. Her profile shows allergies with sulphonamides. Current medication includes Oral contraceptives 1 tablet daily. What is the most appropriate duration of Ciprofloxacin therapy to treat Ivy's uncomplicated UTI?
- A. 1 day
- B. 7 days
- C. 10 days
- D. 3 days
Tips: Duration of therapy for cystitis is 3 days, pyelonephritis is 7 to 14 days. Cystitis in nitrofurantoin in pregnancy 5 days and cotrimoxazole 7 days. Diabetic foot infection with cloxacillin for 7 to 10 days.