Extended-release quinolone shows efficacy in complicated UTIs, acutepyelonephritis

April 28, 2003

Chicago -Once daily dosing with ciprofloxacin extended-release 1,000 mg (CiproXR) is as safe and effective as twice a day administration with conventionalciprofloxacin, 500 mg (Cipro), in the treatment of complicated urinary tractinfections and acute pyelonephritis, according to the results of a NorthAmerican, multicenter study.