Patient Profiles & Testimonials

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Watch testimonials of 12 patients from Russia & Poland

My experience with cystitis

Managing cystitis

Antibiotics, allies or enemies

Preventing infections

RECURRENT CYSTITIS: a burden for you

Try the ACSS questionnaire if you are experiencing suspicious symptoms or recognize yourself in any of these testimonials, consult a doctor

postmenopausal woman urinary tract infection patient story

Anushka (74)* – Menopausal women are at higher risk

  • No improvement despite topical oestrogen, which was stopped after 6 months
  • Initiated on a 7-day course of antibiotics after another acute infection and a 3-month course of immunotherapy with bacterial lysates
  • Currently asymptomatic and has only experienced 3 cases of recurrent cystitis in the last 4 years whilst receiving a preventative treatment, and no need for further antibiotics
woman depression diabetes urinary tract infection patient story

Sylvia (45)* – Recurrent Cystitis has a strong impact on mental well-being

  • One episode of cystitis every 2 months resulted in chronic depression
  • Antidepressant has been started due to low quality of life & complaints of feeling tired & frustrated
  • Following 3-month prophylactic treatment with non-antimicrobial measures, Sylvia had a 9-month window free of recurrent cystitis
  • Quality of life has consequently improved
premenopausal woman urinary tract infection patient story

Zoe (28)* – Young and otherwise healthy women can face several recurrences per year

  • Diagnosed with recurrent cystitis (6 episodes per year), secondary to multidrug-resistant Klebsiella species
  • Treated with antibiotic for 7 days for the acute infection and initiated on non antimicrobial prevention
  • One year later, the patient was asymptomatic
neurogenic bladder old woman urinary tract infection patient story

Edith (86)* – Patients with neurogenic bladder are more prone to cystitis

  • History of recurrent cystitis and sacral plexus damage
  • Treated with daily antibiotic for 5 years to avoid severe pyelonephritis
  • Treatment was changed to a 3-month cycle of non-antimicrobial preventative treatment every year
  • Antibiotic prophylaxis was switched to a symptom related rescue treatment

If you recognize yourself in one of these patients please consult your doctor and discuss your burden and the need for prevention

*Those are real clinical cases. Pictures are not from the real patients. In those cases, doctor decided to choose OM-89 as immunoactive prophylaxis.

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The RECAP board is a panel of international experts in urological infections. The opinions presented within this educational material are those of the RECAP board and not those of OM Pharma. Members of the RECAP board include: Jose Tiran Saucedo (Mexico), Yvette León (Mexico), Gernot Bonkat (Switzerland), Kurt G. Naber (Germany), Florian ME. Wagenlehner (Germany), J C. Nickel (Canada), Flavia Rossi (Brazil), Enrique Ubertazzi (Argentina), Agnaldo L. da Silva Filho (Brazil), Tamara S. Perepanova (Russia), Jose Antonio Ortega Martell (Mexico) & Seung-Ju Lee (Korea), Bela Köves (Hungary) & Tommaso Cai (Italy).

Patient version : MED-HQ-UV-2100071 / HCP version : MED-HQ-UV-2100070
Date of preparation: December 2021