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Taking antibiotics for a UTI

Urine infections (UTIs) usually need to be treated with antibiotics. It is important that you take the medicine correctly to fully treat the infection. Common antibiotics for UTIs are trimethoprim and nitrofurantoin.

Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Endorsed by clinical director, Urology, Canterbury DHB. Last reviewed December 2017.


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Review key: HITAU-223777