Long-term prophylaxis of urinary infections in women: comparative trial of trimethoprim, methenamine hippurate and topical povidone-iodine.

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We randomized 64 patients with a history of recurrent urinary tract infections among 3 regimens of long-term (1 year) prophylactic treatment: 20 were given 100 mg. trimethoprim at night, 25 received 1,000 mg. methenamine hippurate every 12 hours and 19 were asked to cleanse the perineum (especially the periurethral area) twice daily with povidone-iodine… (More)

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