An Update on the Role of Nitrofurans in the Management of Urinary Tract Infections

  title={An Update on the Role of Nitrofurans in the Management of Urinary Tract Infections},
  author={Professor David R. Guay},
There have been few recent reviews of the nitrofurans in the literature, and none include recently available data on the use of nitrofurazone (nitrofural) in the prevention of catheter-associated urinary tract infection (CAUTI). Nitrofurazone and nitrofurantoin are the only nitrofurans that have become established in clinical use in the 20th century. These 2 nitrofurans have remained clinically useful against a wide spectrum of Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria, including many strains of… CONTINUE READING


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 36 extracted citations


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 45 references

Correspondence and offprints: Professor David R. Guay, University of Minnesota, Institute for the Study of Geriatric Pharmacotherapy, College of Pharmacy, Weaver-Densford Hall 7-115C

  • PF D’Arcy
  • Nitrofurantoin. Drug Intell Clin Pharm
  • 2001
Highly Influential
5 Excerpts

Efficacy and safety profile of long-term nitrofurantoin in urinary infections: 18 years’ experience

  • W Brumfitt, Hamilton-Miller JMT
  • J Antimicrob Chemother
  • 1998
Highly Influential
20 Excerpts

Antibiotic resistance in the genitourinary system

  • LA Culp, CA CarsonIII
  • Contemp Urol
  • 1998
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

Areport on the randomized, controlled clinical trial of the nitrofurazone-impregnated, antibacterial, indwelling urinary catheter

  • DG Maki, HolcombRG
  • Rochester (MN): RochesterMedical Corporation,
  • 1997
Highly Influential
14 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…