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Implementing the NICE guidance for urinary tract infection (lower): antimicrobial prescribing1 for non-pregnant women without a catheter aged 16 years and over[A]

[A]Refer to the NICE NG109 guideline1 for the full guidance. 

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1. NICE. Urinary tract infection (lower): antimicrobial prescribing. NICE guideline NG109. NICE, 2018. Available at: 

2. Profile Pharma Limited. Monuril 3g granules for oral solution—summary of product characteristics. May 2021. 

3. Heytens S, Boelens J, Claeys G et al. Uropathogen distribution and antimicrobial susceptibility in uncomplicated cystitis in Belgium, a high antibiotics prescribing country: 20-year surveillance. European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases 2016; 36 (1): 105–113. 

4. Kahlmeter G and Poulsen H. Antimicrobial susceptibility of Escherichia coli from community acquired urinary tract infections in Europe: The ECO•SENS study revisited. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents 2012; 39 (1): 45–51.

5. Raja NS. Oral treatment options for patients with urinary tract infections caused by extended spectrum βeta-lactamase (ESBL) producing Enterobacteriaceae. J Infect Public Health 2019; 12 (6): 843–846. 

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Date of preparation: July 2021