The human urinary system consists of the following organs: bladder, kidneys, ureters and urethra. The liquid that a person consumes each day is cleaned in the kidneys and the ureters eliminate the urine from the kidney through the bladder and then outside the body.
The infections of urinary system can occur when the bacteria from the outside invade the body and start growing causing infectious disease. The common symptoms are pain, inflammation, difficulty urinating and others. The illness is often called urinary tract infection or UTI.
One of the most common infections of the UTI is cystitis. It affects the bladder. The other type of infection affecting kidneys is called pyelonephritis. The ureters and urethra (ducts) can also be infected.
Bacteria can invade into the urinary tract due to several reasons including kidney stones, diabetes, problems causing the bladder to empty incompletely, incontinence and poor hygiene. All these increase the risk of UTIs development.
The diagnosis of UTI is put by the doctor who can determine the type of the bacteria after blood tests and urinary tests. Besides, your doctor may ask you about the symptoms you are having including the color of the urine, presence of the pain during urination, odor while urinating and others.
Such infections as pyelonephritis can be accompanied by pain in the back, fever and inflammation.
For the treatment of bacterial infections of the urinary tract, antibacterial agents should be used. The commonly prescribed for UTIs medicine is buy Levofloxacin, an antibiotic of broad spectrum of application. The treatment usually takes few days to get rid of the symptoms and completely clear the infection out of the body.
In serious cases, the medicine buy Levofloxacin can be prescribed for longer time (few weeks).
Levofloxacin is used to treat mild to moderate uncomplicated UTIs caused by susceptible E. coli, K. pneumoniae, or S. saprophyticus.
For the treatment of acute cystitis Levofloxacin is considered to be the first –line therapy.
The medicine is also used for the treatment of mild to moderate complicated UTIs caused by susceptible E. faecalis, Enterobacter cloacae, E. coli, K. pneumoniae, P. mirabilis, or P. aeruginosa.
Levofloxacin is prescribed for the patients with acute pyelonephritis caused by susceptible E. coli.
Additionally the antibiotic is adjusted for patients with chronic prostatitis caused by susceptible E. coli, E. faecalis, or S. epidermidis.