What are oral regimens used for the treatment of urinary tract infection (UTI) during pregnancy?

Updated: Oct 08, 2019
  • Author: Raisa O Platte, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Edward David Kim, MD, FACS  more...
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Oral antibiotics are the treatment of choice for asymptomatic bacteriuria and cystitis. Appropriate oral regimens include the following:

  • Cephalexin 500 mg 4 times daily
  • Ampicillin 500 mg 4 times daily
  • Nitrofurantoin 100 mg twice daily
  • Sulfisoxazole 1 g 4 times daily

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