Many women suffer from cystitis on a regular basis and learn to recognise the symptoms. If you have been treated for cystitis by your doctor before and can recognise the symptoms, then we can conveniently supply you with the most common treatment to keep ready for when you next have a problem. A course of antibiotic treatment can be provided for only £15.00.
Our service is not suitable for women who are under 18 years of age. Our UK registered GPs will assess if our service is suitable for you from your answers to our questionnaire. The service is not suitable for men, or women allergic to trimethoprim. You should not take trimethoprim if you are pregnant or breast feeding, suffer from blood disorders or have liver or kidney problems or if you are taking certain medicines from your doctor, such as methotrexate.
Please note that it is advisable that you see your doctor for a thorough check-up and assessment if you have had cystitis more than 3 times in a year – your doctor will try to find the cause for recurrent cystitis and remedy the cause where possible.
When should you use the treatment provided?
As soon as you recognise the cystitis symptoms as diagnosed by your doctor before, you should start the course of antibiotics provided. If the cystitis you are suffering from is caused by a bacterial infection then your symptoms will improve within a couple of days, and you should complete the course to ensure the infection is treated. You should also drink lots of fluid.
It is possible that your symptoms are not caused by a simple bladder infection. If this is the case the treatment provided will not improve your symptoms and they may worsen. In this case, it is very important that you visit your GP immediately to find out the cause. You should, however, continue the course of antibiotics unless your GP directs otherwise.