How should I deal with recurrent bladder infections?

I have had them for 55 years since my first birth - had 9 pregnancies and a tilted pelvis - at age 80 I do not want surgery - have had to many and dealing with liver and heart issues. I have been on Macro bid for many years which has kept me from having them. now have a new doctor and he won't deal with it. I am 80 and even if it does affect something else - who cares, I am ready to check out of this world in the next few years - having so many health issues. Bladder overlaps -what to take

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Answered by Basil D. Fossum, MD

If your kidney function is normal and you have tolerated Macrodantin in the past, I would recommend a lower dose (Macrodantin 50 mg once a day in the evening). That is usually safe and enough to discourage recurrent urinary infection.

Published on Jul 14, 2016

Answered by Basil D. Fossum, MD

If your kidney function is normal and you have tolerated Macrodantin in the past, I would recommend a lower dose (Macrodantin 50 mg once a day in the evening). That is usually safe and enough to discourage recurrent urinary infection.

Published on Jul 14, 2016


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