Once-daily quinolone promising for complicated UTI

June 1, 2003

Chicago-Once-daily dosing with a single extended-release tablet containingciprofloxacin (Cipro), 1,000 mg, is as safe and effective as conventionalciprofloxacin, 500 mg, dosed twice a day for the treatment of complicatedurinary tract infections and acute uncomplicated pyelonephritis, accordingto the results of a large double-blind study.