Canterbury DHB

Context

Prostatitis

Pathogens

Drug Treatment

Empiric

Spontaneous (no prior intervention)

trimethoprim+sulfamethoxazole

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(co-trimoxazole)

PO 160 mg/800 mg twice a day

OR

ciprofloxacin

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PO 500 mg twice a day

Complicated (IV initially then PO based on susceptibilities)

gentamicin

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IV 5 mg/kg ideal body weight initial dose - see gentamicin guidelines

AND

amoxicillin+clavulanic acid

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IV 1 g/200 mg every eight hours

Mild penicillin allergy

gentamicin

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IV 5 mg/kg ideal body weight initial dose - see gentamicin guidelines

AND

cefuroxime

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IV 1.5 g every eight hours

Severe penicillin allergy

Consult Infectious Diseases/Clinical Microbiology

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Last Updated:

February 2019 (Urinary Tract Infections)

Next Review Due:

February 2022

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Topic Code: 132587