Urinary tract infection (UTI) occurs in the bladder, urethra, ureter, and kidneys due to colonization of microbial pathogens in these parts. UTI infections can be complicated or uncomplicated, based on the severity of infection. Amoxicillin is a penicillin antibiotic used to treat UTIs and is one of the most commonly prescribed antibiotic for uncomplicated UTIs. Urinary tract infection is among the most common bacterial infections affecting millions of persons worldwide. Recurrent urinary tract infection is a major health issue in females across the globe. Patients with urinary catheter or spinal cord injury are most likely to contract complicated UTIs.

Among non-institutionalized geriatric population, UTIs are the second-most common infection and estimated to account for around 25% of all bacterial infections.

Market Value and Forecast

The global Urinary tract infection treatment market was valued at US$ 9.2 Bn in 2015, and is projected to expand at a CAGR of 2.1% over forecast period 2016–2026, owing to increasing incidence of UTIs and recurring UTIs, increasing use of urinary catheters, and other drainage devices.

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