Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks, will talk about acute uncomplicated cystitis in this video. Dr. Aggarwal says that the current recommendations is nitrofurantoin three times a day for 5 days or trimethoprim sulfamethoxazole twice a day for 3 days. Phosphomycin single dose is reserved for patients who cannot tolerate nitrofurantoin or Septran group of drugs.
Recipient of Padma Shri, Vishwa Hindi Samman, National Science Communication Award and Dr B C Roy National Award, Dr Aggarwal is a physician, cardiologist, spiritual writer and motivational speaker. He is the Past President of the Indian Medical Association and President of Heart Care Foundation of India. He is also the Editor in Chief of the IJCP Group, Medtalks and eMediNexus