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Table 110Unit costs

Prophylactic antibioticdosepackaged dosepack cost (BNF)pack sizeunit costannual cost (max if range)
Ciprofloxacin100mg/day100mg£1.426£0.24£86
1g/day500mg£1.2220£0.12£45
Nitrofurantoin25–50mg/day depending on body mass50mg£1.8628£0.07£24
100mg/day100mg£4.4328£0.16£58
200mg/day100mg£4.4328£0.16£58
Trimethoprim- sulphamethoxazole240mg/day480 mg£18.9928£0.34£124
480mg/day480 mg£18.9928£0.68£248
In hospital cost of UTI£489
GP appointment£32

Source: BNF 61, NHS reference costs 2009–10

From: 13, Treatment to prevent urinary tract infection

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Urinary Incontinence in Neurological Disease: Management of Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction in Neurological Disease.
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