Methenamine hippurate compared with antibiotic prophylaxis to prevent recurrent urinary tract infections in women: the ALTAR non-inferiority RCT

RCT (n=240) found methenamine is not inferior to current standard care (daily 50/100mg nitrofurantoin, 100mg trimethoprim or 250mg cefalexin) in preventing recurrent UTI ' s. Results suggest antimicrobial resistance is proportionally higher in women taking prophylactic antibiotics.
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