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How do doctors decide what duration of bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) to use for an uncomplicated UTI without urine analysis? The duration ranges from 3-10 days.

Here are some ... Review of patient's clinical scenario at present and in the past + clinical reports from study/experience + commonsense/wisdom will deduce reasonable duration & timing of taking drugs like Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for UTI. Thus far, clinical studies on treating UTI have showed: taking Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) longer than 3-5 days would not generate additional benefit. That is how the empiric care has come about. Best wish ... . Read more...