Preventing Urinary Tract Infections

A urinary tract infection (UTI), also known as “cystitis,” occurs when bacteria invade the urinary system, causing symptoms like a burning sensation during urination, frequent urination, and potential changes in urine appearance. For women with these symptoms but without fever or severe pain, it’s often an “uncomplicated” UTI. 

Stay informed and empowered with a clear understanding of Urinary Tract Infections in this demystifying guide tailored to women’s health.

Assessment And Treatment Of Bladder Infections

Urinary tract infections are one of the most common infections in primary care and in emergency rooms.

Pharmacists can assess at no charge and prescribe treatment for recurrent, uncomplicated cystitis for non-pregnant women. We can help improve access to timely and convenient health care by confirming diagnosis, managing symptoms, and accessing treatment. 

These are relatively low-risk, recurring infections and are often self-diagnosed. Treatment is generally oral antibiotics.

Bladder Infections

More Information

Urinary tract infections, often abbreviated as UTIs, are highly prevalent, particularly in women. These infections result from bacteria inflaming and irritating the lining of the bladder and urethra. For more information on eligibility or frequently asked questions, please visit:  Pharmacist Assessments – Uncomplicated Cystitis