recurrent urinary tract infections
Last reviewed 11/2018Recurrent 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).
recurrent UTIs in non pregnant women
pregnant woman, or man, or child or young person under 16 years, or any person with recurrent upper UTI