Can Levofloxacin Really Be a Cure of Prostatitis?

Date:2019-10-30 click:
Levofloxacin is suitable for mild and moderate infections caused by sensitive bacteria, such as bronchitis, laryngitis, tonsillitis, and other bacterial inflammation. It also has an antibacterial effect on prostatitis.
 
The pharmacological action of levofloxacin
 
Levofloxacin is the levoform of ofloxacin, and its antibacterial activity in vitro is about twice that of ofloxacin. Because prostatitis is a kind of inflammation caused by pathogens, levofloxacin blocks the replication of bacterial DNA by inhibiting the activity of bacterial DNA. Thus, it can play the role of broad-spectrum antibacterial, improving the antibacterial effect, and improving the relevant prostate symptoms.


 
It can kill Gram-negative bacteria, such as Escherichia coli or Escherichia coli, and has a good effect on urinary system diseases. Therefore, it has a good effect on the treatment of acute prostatitis and chronic bacterial prostatitis.
 
Combined with cephalosporin antibiotics, the effect is better. But levofloxacin has no effect on aseptic prostatitis, and most of the prostate belongs to chronic non-bacterial prostatitis, accounting for 95% of chronic prostatitis. So before using, it is very important to know whether it is bacterial prostatitis or not.
 
However, if the patients have no obvious clinical symptoms, they can only find evidence of inflammation in the examination of the prostate, no special treatment is needed. But if it is caused by pathogen infection, such as chlamydia and mycoplasma infection, patients should be treated with relevant drugs, such as Chinese herbal medicine Diuretic and Anti-inflammatory Pill.


 
It can not only effectively kill pathogens, but also effectively eliminate all kinds of uncomfortable symptoms of patients. And it can help patients improve the internal environment of the urogenital system, enhance immunity, so as to achieve the effect of treating both causes and symptoms, and preventing its recurrence.
 
But it mainly lies in the patient's self-care, like drinking more water, frequently urinating every day, quit smoking, alcohol and spicy, stimulating food, avoiding sedentary. Warm sitz bath and bathing in hot water every day are helpful for warm water to enter into the prostate around the front wall of the rectum through the anus, so as to promote blood circulation and remove blood stasis of the prostate and help to control and relieve symptoms.
 
Taboos
 
1. Like other quinolones, levofloxacin should be used cautiously in patients with central nervous system diseases.
 
2. Patients with epilepsy history should use it with caution.


 
3. If it is used cautiously in myasthenia gravis patients, it may lead to the deterioration of symptoms.
 
4. Disabled for patients under 18 years old;
 
5. In addition, because the elderly patients often have renal dysfunction, because part of levofloxacin is discharged through the kidney, it needs to be reduced or used cautiously.
 
FAQ of common medication
 
1. How to take levofloxacin tablets?
 
Generally, adults take 0.1g (1 tablet) at a time and take it orally 2-3 times a day. In severe cases, the maximum dosage can be increased to 0.6g (6 tablets) a day, divided into three times to take. In addition, you can increase or decrease the dosage appropriately according to the type of infection and symptoms.


 
The specific dosage should be based on the individual situation and the doctor's medication plan. It is not recommended to use medicine without permission. If there is obvious discomfort after taking medicine, the doctor should be consulted to see if it is necessary to adjust the usage.
 
2. Apart from taking medicine, what kind of care should we do well in life?
 
Develop good living habits, quit smoking and drinking, eat less spicy and other stimulating food, eat more fruits and vegetables;
 
Regular work and rest, less stay up late, less sedentary, more exercise, more drinking water, do not over hold urine;
 
If there is no sexually transmitted disease, you can continue to have a sexual life;
 
Keep clean, bathe, and change clothes frequently.


 
Tips
 
For prostatitis patients, proper exercise can improve the disease resistance, improve blood circulation, make prostatic fluid secretion more vigorous, and help the inflammation of the prostate subside. In addition, during the treatment, we should abstain from alcohol, avoid spicy and stimulating food, and pay attention to nutrition supplements (such as vitamins, amino acids, minerals, etc.). Hope you recover soon!

Recommended readings:
Herbal medicine - diuretic and anti-inflammatory pill is better than antibiotics to treat prostatitis
Can Prostatitis Cause Kidney Pain?
Why Do Men Have Difficulty in Urinating after Sex?
 

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