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Maybe: Klebsiella pneumoniae can usually be treated with antibiotics. Levofloxacin is one antibiotic that may work. There are some strains of this bacteria that are resistant to almost all antibiotics. If you had a culture done that grew this organism, then the lab should have also done sensitivities. Ask your doctor to check them. ...Read more
It can be: Ciprofloxacin may be used to treat prostatitis. The antibiotic is good for entering the prostate and if the bacteria causing the infection are not resistant, killing them. If you feel that you need an antibiotic for prostatitis, you may want to visit your doctor to discuss symptoms and possible treatment options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not very effective.: Quinolones, like ciprofloxacin, are not first line treatments for chlamydia. The effectiveness of Cipro in particular is questionable. Other quinolones are more effective, but require a full week of therapy and are more costly than the preferred agents, Doxycycline or azithromycin. Gonorrhea, usually treated at the same time, is now showing resistance to quinolones, making them less attractive. ...Read more
Are intraprostatic antibiotic injections effective against chronic bacterial prostatitis if oral-antibiotics haven't worked?
Yes: It can be prescribed for this indication. ...Read more