Ladies, These Are Drugs Used To Treat Urinary Tract Infections You Should Know


A urinary tract infection is a condition caused by bacteria or fungi and can happen anywhere in the urinary system(kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra).

In most cases, it affects the bladder or urethra and some of the symptoms include; cloudy/bloody urine,odor urine,pain in pelvic,burning while urinating and frequent urge to urinate.

This condition brings alot of discomfort to women and the urge to seek medication increases. In this article we will focus on medicines which are used to treat UTIs and they include the following;

1. Levaquin (levofloxacin)

It kills the bacteria infections. Some of its common side effects are nausea,constipation, headache and dizziness.

2. Ciprofloxacin 

It stops additional bacteria growth. It may cause abdominal pain, rashes, headache, vomiting among others.

3. Fosfomycin

It is used to treat bladder infections including acute cystitis

4. Nitrofurantoin

This antibacterial drug is used in treating various infections such as bladder, ear and minor skin infections.

5. Cephalexin

It works by stopping bacteria growth.

If the problem persists, visit the nearest health centre for specialized treatment.