4.1 Therapeutic indications
Nitrofurantoin is indicated for the treatment of and prophylaxis against acute or recurrent, uncomplicated lower urinary tract infections either spontaneous or following surgical procedures when due to susceptible micro-organisms (see section 4.4 and 5.1).
Consideration should be given to official guidance on the appropriate use of antibacterial agents.
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