Antimicrobial agents for preventing urinary tract infections in adults undergoing cystoscopy

Source:
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Publisher:
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews
Publication date:
21 March 2019

Abstract

Review of 20 RCTs and two quasi-RCTs (n=7711) comparing antibiotic prophylaxis (AP) with placebo/no treatment found that based on low/very low-quality evidence, AP may reduce the risk of symptomatic UTI but not systemic UTIs, without increasing serious and minor adverse events.