It is the prevailing view that most pregnant women with acute pyelonephritis should be hospitalized for careful monitoring, evaluated for possible sepsis, and treated with parenteral antibiotics.
Because physiologic changes associated with pregnancy encourage urinary stasis, there is an increased risk of progression to acute pyelonephritis with the potential for serious infectious complications, even in pregnant women who are otherwise healthy.
Another retrospective population-based study comparing almost 220,000 singleton pregnancies of patients with and without acute pyelonephritis concluded that the infection is an independent risk factor for preterm delivery (Eur.
Acute pyelonephritis is a common nonobstetrical indication for antepartum hospital admissions, occurring in up to l%-2% of pregnancies.
The risks of preterm labor and delivery, as well as septic shock and other complications, can be significant in women who develop acute pyelonephritis.
The effect of vitamin A on renal damage following acute pyelonephritis
After adjusting for covariates, compared with the general population (no mental illness diagnosis), women with a mental illness are at higher risk of suffering from two of the three conditions associated with suboptimal intrapartum obstetric care (postpartum hemorrhage and major puerperal infection--not major lacerations) and at even higher risk of having acute pyelonephritis
, a condition associated with inadequate prenatal care (Table 3).
Three days after admission, she was afebrile and hemodynamically stable; she was transferred to the urology department for acute pyelonephritis
, which had not been confirmed by computed tomographic (CT) scan.
LEVAQUIN is dosed once-daily and indicated for a wide variety of infections including, community-acquired pneumonia, nosocomial pneumonia, mild to moderate cases of complicated urinary tract infections, acute pyelonephritis
, uncomplicated urinary tract infections, acute maxillary sinusitis, acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis, and chronic bacterial prostatitis.
must be treated urgently with antibiotics because bacteria may leak from the kidneys into the blood.
Levaquin is also indicated for the treatment of mild, moderate, and severe CAP caused by other pathogens, acute maxillary sinusitis and acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis, in addition to mild to moderate uncomplicated skin and skin structure infections, complicated urinary tract infections, acute pyelonephritis
, and uncomplicated urinary tract infections.
announced today that all objectives were met in the company's multi-national Phase 2 study of plazomicin compared to levofloxacin for the treatment of complicated urinary tract infections (cUTI) and acute pyelonephritis