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Folia Medica Indonesiana

ISSN 0303-7932

Vol. 51 / No. 2 / Published : 2015-04

TOC : 3, and page :91 - 95

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Original Article :

Ciprofloxacin is effective in benign prostatic hyperplasia (bph) patients with urethral catheters

Author :

  1. Samsul Islam*1
  2. Dewi Ramdani*2
  3. Didik Hasmono*3
  1. Surgery Urology Department, Haji Teaching Hospital Surabaya
  2. Mahasiswa Fakultas Farmasi
  3. Dosen Fakultas Kedokteran

Abstract :

Per urethral catheter in Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) patients with urinary retention can cause bladder infections 3-5% perday. Post-catheterization UTI is the biggest cause of infection, with the bacteria spread in ascending (such as the use of catheter),haematogenous or lymphogenous fashions. Prophylactic antibiotic is needed to prevent infection because the probability of postcatheterizationUrinary Tract Infections (UTI) is high. Fluoroquinolone is currently recommended for UTI prophylaxis, however,reports about resistance to it is accumulating, especially Ciprofloxacin. It is therefore a research on this efficacy in patients withurethral catheters. The purpose this study was to analyze the effect of Ciprofloxacin tablet in BPH patients with urethral catheters atHaji Teaching Hospital Surabaya related to the improvement of the patient's clinical condition. The results obtained areCiprofloxacin effectiveness demonstrated by the improvement of the patient's condition after received Ciprofloxacin tablets 500 mgtwice daily for 3 days. In conclusion, ciprofloxacin tablets 500 mg twice daily for 3 days is effective in improving the condition ofBPH patient's with urethral catheter. (FMI 2015;51:91-95)

Keyword :

ciprofloxacin, urethral catheters, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia,

References :

  1. Bremnor JD and Sadovsky R , (2002). Evaluation of dysuria in adults. 65, 1589-1596 : Am Fam Physician


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