Cystitis Treatment

Order Consultation for Cystitis Treatment

€20.00 per consultation

€20.00 per consultation

Simply fill in a brief questionnaire. One of our doctors will review your order and prescribe a suitable treatment. How to Order

Antibiotic treatments are very effective in treating bladder infections. A three-day course of the antibiotics Macrobid or Trimethoprim is the standard treatment for cystitis.

To order a prescription for cystitis treatment, fill in our brief questionnaire.

One of our online doctors will review your information and check whether an antibiotic course is the right treatment for you. This service is for women only.

Prescriptions can be delivered to your home address or local pharmacy in Ireland.

A consultation for cystitis treatment prescription costs €20.

Please note: many pharmacies currently have a shortage of Macrobid. We recommend Trimethoprim treatment instead.

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Cystitis treatment

Nitrofurantoin (Macrobid)

Nitrofurantoin (Macrobid) is the medical treatment recommended first for cystitis.

Buy cystitis treatment online

Placing an order for A cystitis treatment prescription from Zava is simple and convenient. You just need to take the following steps:

  1. Fill out a short online assessment about your health and lifestyle
  2. Place an order for treatment prescription
  3. One of the doctors at Zava will check your assessment answers to see if your order is right for you
  4. If your order is right for you, then your prescription can be posted to your preferred address or you can collect it from your local pharmacy

Common side effects of cystitis treatment

Side effects of Nitrofurantoin (Macrobid) include:

  • feeling dizzy
  • diarrhoea
  • feeling sick (nausea) or being sick (vomiting)
  • dark urine


Trimethoprim is another antibiotic, like nitrofurantoin, used to treat urinary tract infections (UTIs). Trimethoprim is no longer recommended as the first line for treating cystitis.

Medically reviewed by:
Dr Simran Deo Doctor

Dr Simran Deo qualified from St George’s, University of London in medicine in 2006 with a distinction in her written finals. She went on to specialise in general practice, obtaining the MRCGP certification in 2012. In 2014 she received a merit for the Diploma in Dermatology from Cardiff University.

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Last reviewed: 08 Jan 2021

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