Acute Prostatitis

Send MSU for culture and start antibiotics.

4-wk course may prevent chronic prostatitis.

Note that bacterial infection (acute and chronic) account for <5% of all prostatitis diagnoses; their precise incidence is unknown.

Co-trimoxazole

960mg twice daily

28 Days

2nd Line: Trimethoprim  (if microbiology results available and organism sensitive)

200mg twice daily

28 days