Multicentre comparison of cephacetrile and ampicillin in the treatment of urinary tract infections

C. Ponticelli, P. Zucchelli, G. Casucci, I. Cervellati, C. Dalla Rosa, C. Giro, M. Motolese

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Abstract

The efficacy and tolerability of cephacetrile and ampicillin in the treatment of urinary tract infections have been compared in a between patient, single blind, multicentre controlled trial. 68 in-patients were treated with cephacetrile or ampicillin in doses of 1 to 4 g/day, according to their creatinine clearances, for an average of 10 days. The two drugs had similar therapeutic effects, i.e. they produced significant decreases in leucocyturia (p

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)331-336
Number of pages6
JournalEuropean Journal of Clinical Pharmacology
Volume7
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1974

Keywords

  • ampicillin
  • Cephacetrile
  • multicentre trial
  • renal function
  • urinary tract infections

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics(all)
  • Pharmacology (medical)

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