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Medications for Prevention of Bladder infection (Cystitis Prophylaxis)

Drugs associated with Prevention of Bladder infection

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

What is Prevention of Bladder infection: A bladder infection is an infection that affects part of the urinary tract. It causes inflammation of the bladder and is often referred to as cystitis. Bladder infections can be prevented.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
nitrofurantoin Rx B N 30 reviews
7.0

Generic name: nitrofurantoin systemic

Brand names:  Macrobid, Macrodantin, Furadantin

Drug class: urinary anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Macrobid Rx B N 12 reviews
5.0

Generic name: nitrofurantoin systemic

Drug class: urinary anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Macrodantin Rx B N 7 reviews
7.0

Generic name: nitrofurantoin systemic

Drug class: urinary anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Bactrim Rx D N X 3 reviews
7.0

Generic name: sulfamethoxazole / trimethoprim systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous antibiotics, sulfonamides

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Hiprex Rx/OTC C N 2 reviews
9.0

Generic name: methenamine systemic

Drug class: urinary anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
trimethoprim Rx C N X Add review Add

Generic name: trimethoprim systemic

Brand names:  Trimpex, Proloprim, Primsol

Drug class: urinary anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
sulfamethoxazole / trimethoprim Rx D N X 4 reviews
7.0

Generic name: sulfamethoxazole / trimethoprim systemic

Brand names:  Bactrim, Bactrim DS, Co-trimoxazole, Septra, Septra DS, SMZ-TMP DS, Sulfatrim, Cotrim, Sulfatrim Pediatric

Drug class: miscellaneous antibiotics, sulfonamides

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, Prescribing Information

 
methenamine Rx/OTC C N 7 reviews
9.0

Generic name: methenamine systemic

Brand names:  Hiprex, Mandelamine, Urex

Drug class: urinary anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Mandelamine Rx/OTC C N 2 reviews
9.0

Generic name: methenamine systemic

Drug class: urinary anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Bactrim DS Rx D N X Add review Add

Generic name: sulfamethoxazole / trimethoprim systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous antibiotics, sulfonamides

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Furadantin Rx B N Add review Add

Generic name: nitrofurantoin systemic

Drug class: urinary anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Co-trimoxazole Rx D N X Add review Add

Generic name: sulfamethoxazole / trimethoprim systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous antibiotics, sulfonamides

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph

 
Septra Rx D N X Add review Add

Generic name: sulfamethoxazole / trimethoprim systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous antibiotics, sulfonamides

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Septra DS Rx D N X Add review Add

Generic name: sulfamethoxazole / trimethoprim systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous antibiotics, sulfonamides

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
SMZ-TMP DS Rx D N X Add review Add

Generic name: sulfamethoxazole / trimethoprim systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous antibiotics, sulfonamides

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Trimpex Rx C N X Add review Add

Generic name: trimethoprim systemic

Drug class: urinary anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Sulfatrim Rx D N X Add review Add

Generic name: sulfamethoxazole / trimethoprim systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous antibiotics, sulfonamides

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Cotrim Rx D N X Add review Add

Generic name: sulfamethoxazole / trimethoprim systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous antibiotics, sulfonamides

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Proloprim Rx C N X Add review Add

Generic name: trimethoprim systemic

Drug class: urinary anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Urex Rx/OTC C N Add review Add

Generic name: methenamine systemic

Drug class: urinary anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Primsol Rx C N X Add review Add

Generic name: trimethoprim systemic

Drug class: urinary anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Sulfatrim Pediatric Rx D N X Add review Add

Generic name: sulfamethoxazole / trimethoprim systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous antibiotics, sulfonamides

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
NegGram Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: nalidixic acid systemic

Drug class: quinolones, urinary anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
nalidixic acid Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: nalidixic acid systemic

Brand name:  NegGram

Drug class: quinolones, urinary anti-infectives

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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Prescription Only / Over the Counter
Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N The drug is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use of the drug under medical supervision.
2 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse of the drug may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 The drug has a potential for abuse less than the drugs in schedules 1 and 2. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 3. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 3.
5 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 4. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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