Bladder Management

Pharmacological and Other Biological Methods of UTI Prevention

There are a variety of approaches that involve pharmaceuticals and other biological agents for UTI prevention in persons with SCI, as described in several reviews on this topic (Biering-Sorensen 2002; Garcia Leoni & Esclarin De Ruz 2003). These include pharmacological approaches such as bacterial interference or antibiotic prophylaxis, the use of other biological agents such as antiseptic cleansing agents, or the use of nutraceuticals such as cranberry in varying forms (e.g., liquid, capsule).

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