Nitrofurantoin and fosfomycin are very effective antibiotics for the use of UTIs. However, they are often overlooked by prescribers. Resistance to these antibiotics may occur through the development of resistance genes as noted in the article below.
- Gardiner BJ, Stewardson AJ, Abbott IJ, Peleg AY. Nitrofurantoin and fosfomycin for resistant urinary tract infections: old drugs for emerging problems. Aust Prescr. Published online February 1, 2019:14. doi:10.18773/austprescr.2019.002