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D-mannose and UTIs

Good morning.

Has anybody used or know anything about this herb ( D-mannose ) for UTIs.

I seemed to be plauged with them at the moment and antibiotics seem to becoming less effective.

Also take crannberry.

Thanks.

Ronin.

yes i have some D-Mannose

i dont like cranberry juice, not very palatable

i am on a maintenance dose of trimethoprim now and seem to be free of UTIs

hope you find something that helps cos UTIs are the very worse

carole x

Hi Ronin I have been on almost continual antibiotics for the last year . I have been at my wits end, now have suprapubic catheter. There are quite a few folk on here who swear by D-Mannose. I have just ordered some so I’m hoping it works for me! I really think it’s worth giving it a try. Good Luck Linda x

Hi, I take cranberry capsules, that way you don’t taste it! Sara x

Hi

Cranberry pills are definitely better than the drink - cheaper, more concentrated, and mean you don’t need to worry about ther taste or high sugar/sweetener levels of the drink.

I read something about D-mannose the other day that said it was only effective against the E-coli bacteria, but that’s what most UTIs are anyway. I also saw something which said the powder form was a bit better than the pills, as pills will have extra stuff added to them. Shame it’s pretty expensive, but I think it’ll be worth it if it does the job.

Dan

Morning

Thanks for the replies.

Anybody know how long it’s taken for before it’s affective and do you take it on a regular basis ?

Thanks

Ronin

hi ronin

you take them on a regular basis. mine say take 3 capsules 1 to 2 times daily

carole x