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Aminoglycoside Antibiotic Plazomicin Approved For the Treatment of Complicated UTI

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Pharmacology News Round-Up: June 28th, 2018

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Nitrofurantoin > Fosfomycin in UTI, JAMA RCT

TL;DR:

Uncomplicated UTI treated with 5 day course of nitrofurantoin more likely to lead to symptom resolution than single-dose fosfomycin.

“This randomized clinical trial compares the clinical and microbiologic efficacy of 5-day nitrofurantoin vs single-dose fosfomycin in women with uncomplicated urinary tract infection (UTI).”

Source: Effect of 5-Day Nitrofurantoin vs Single-Dose Fosfomycin on Clinical Resolution of Uncomplicated Lower Urinary Tract Infection in Women: A Randomized Clinical Trial | Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacology | JAMA | JAMA Network

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