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Trimethoprim 'not suitable' for empirical use in UTIs


This report from the European Congress has once again nailed the myth of safe first time use of trimethoprim in UTI. It could be suggested that using it empirically is bordering on negligent practice. On the face of it the drug is cheap, but the complication rate resulting from untreated UTI might balance the cost saving.

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07 Sep 2013

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