More women will get shorter courses of nitrofurantoin for uncomplicated bladder infections

More women will get shorter courses of nitrofurantoin for uncomplicated bladder infections.

These infections are usually treated with TMP/SMX or a quinolone for 3 days...or nitrofurantoin for 7 days.

Now evidence suggests that nitrofurantoin for just 5 days works as well as TMP/SMX for 3 days for uncomplicated cystitis.

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