recurrent urinary tract infections

Last reviewed 11/2018

Recurrent urinary tract infections is defined as 3 or more episodes of urinary tract infection during a 12 month period (1).

It may be necessary for some patients to be on long-term low dose therapy in order to prevent recurrence of infection.

Trimethoprim and nitrofurantoin have been indicated for long term use in these instances.

Other factors should be considered (see linked options).