Female Urinary Tract Infections Clinical Trial
Are you or a loved one (females only) suffering from a urinary tract infection?
You may be eligible to participate in a urinary tract infections clinical trial.
Are you or a loved one (females only) suffering from a urinary tract infection? You may be eligible to participate in a urinary tract infections clinical trial.
Details for the study
Treatments and/or Procedures
Inclusion Criteria: 1. Female patients ≥18 years of age with 24-96 hours of urinary symptoms attributable to a urinary tract infection (UTI) 2. Two of the following signs and symptoms of uUTI: urinary frequency, urinary urgency, pain or burning micturition, suprapubic pain 3. A mid-stream urine specimen with: 1. a dipstick analysis positive for nitrite AND 2. evidence of pyuria as defined by either: i. a dipstick analysis positive for leukocyte esterase ii. at least 10 white blood cells per cubic millimeter on microscopic analysis of unspun urine iii. White blood cell count ≥10 cells/high-powered field in the sediment of a spun urine 4. Has given written informed consent to participate in the study. Exclusion Criteria: 1. Presence of signs and symptoms suggestive of acute pyelonephritis: fever (temperature > 38°Celsius), chills, costovertebral angle tenderness, flank pain, nausea, and/or vomiting 2. Receipt of antibacterial drug therapy potentially effective as treatment of uUTI within the prior 7 days 3. Concurrent use of non-study treatments that would have a potential effect on outcome evaluations in patients with uUTI 4. Patients with ileal loops or urinary stoma 5. Patients with an indwelling urinary catheter in the previous 30 days 6. Patients with paraplegia 7. Patients who are likely to receive ongoing antibacterial drug prophylaxis after treatment of uUTI (e.g., patients with vesico-ureteral reflux) 8. Any history of trauma to the pelvis or urinary tract 9. Patient's urine culture, if available at study entry, identify more than 2 microorganisms regardless of colony count or patient has a confirmed fungal UTI 10. Patient is receiving hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis or had a renal transplant 11. Known history of creatinine clearance <50 mL/min 12. Patients known to have liver disease 13. Patients who are pregnant, or females of child-bearing age unable to take adequate contraceptive precautions 14. Patients with uncontrolled diabetes mellitus 15. Patients with history of blood dyscrasias 16. Patients with history of uric acid kidney stones 17. Patients with acute gouty attack 18. Patients on chronic methotrexate therapy 19. Patient known to be immunocompromised 20. Patients with a known history of myasthenia gravis 21. Patients who require concomitant administration of tizanidine or valproic acid 22. Patients with a history of allergy or hypersensitivity to carbapenems, beta-lactams, quinolones or probenecid 23. Patient is considered unlikely to survive the 4-week study period or has a rapidly progressive or terminal illness including septic shock which is associated with a high risk of mortality 24. History of seizures 25. Use of any other investigational drug in the 30 days prior to the study