Treating Uncomplicated Cystitis

Kiran Panesar, BPharmS (Hons), MRPharmS, RPh, CPh


US Pharmacist. 2013;38(8):34-37. 

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Signs and Symptoms

An acute uncomplicated UTI is characterized by dysuria and increased frequency and urgency to urinate.[6,7,9] The urine may be dark, cloudy, or pink-tinged and foul smelling, and the onset of symptoms is abrupt. Fever, chills, and flank pain are signs of a complicated UTI.[6,7,9]