by Gauld N
Gauld N. Improving access to urinary tract infection treatment: The reclassification of trimethoprim. SelfCare 2012;3(6):115-120
The recent reclassification of trimethoprim in New Zealand (NZ) will allow women with symptoms of a lower urinary tract infection (UTI) more timely access to an effective treatment. This decision contrasts with the withdrawal of similar nitrofurantoin and trimethoprim applications in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2010.