ANSWER: There is no standard dose of D-mannose for preventing urinary tract infections (UTIs).
The appropriate dose of D-mannose can vary depending on a number of factors, including the individual’s age, health, and other medical conditions. It is always best to consult with a healthcare provider before using any natural remedy for a medical condition.
Your healthcare provider will be able to recommend the most appropriate dose of D-mannose for you based on your individual needs. It is important to follow your healthcare provider’s instructions and not exceed the recommended dose.
General D mannose Rule
The best dose to use isn’t entirely know, however, research has suggested:
- For preventing frequent UTIs: 2 grams once daily, or 1 gram twice daily
- For treating an active UTI: 1.5 grams twice daily for 3 days, and then once daily for 10 days; or 1 gram three times daily for 14 days
You have several option including tablets, capsules and powders. Your preference will dictate the best method.