Levofloxacin is not listed as an empiric treatment recommendation at BMH for patients with non-catheter associated UTI due to low rate of E.coli susceptibility.
Per BMH policy Levofloxacin will automatically be intherchanged if ordered emprically for UTI, except in cases of SEVERE allergy.
Cephalexin 500 mg PO BID
Ceftriaxone 1 g IV every 24 hr
Nitrofurantoin 100 mg PO BID