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Can macrobid be mixed with applesauce

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes it can: Good way to give it to children.

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Macrodantin (nitrofurantoin) better: You can mix the powder with, apple sauce, yogourt, ice cream etc on a teaspoon and take it that way. We usually prescribe it to taken that way by peop ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Reams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Can but with care: You may take with the food and it can be mixed with the food but it can be very bad tasting so need to be careful. Capsules are easy to swallow usual ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pharmacist: You may want to to check with your pharmacist. Some Nitrofurantoin comes in a gel capsule that can not be crushed. You can take the medication you re ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Pharmacist: Check with your pharmacist and ask whether this advisable. Swallow with a full glass of water to decrease the difficulty.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Not at all...: The usual dose of this med is 100mg 2x/day thus 200mg per day. I assume you are using it for a urinary tract infection. You u are you and healthy, whi ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
43 years experience Pharmacology
Macrobid: Macrobid is the drug Nitrofurantoin in a special matrix so that the active drug is released over an extended period. This allows twice a day dosing f ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Yes, unless . . .: Nitrofurantoin (branded as macrobid) is often prescribed for 7-10 days to treat urinary tract infections. Just be sure you're not allergic to it! or t ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Nope: Nitronfurantoin (Macrobid) is not active against strep. In addition, it provides effective levels only in urine, not in blood or other tissues; it is ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Many: This antiseptic has close chemical similarity to diphenylhydantoin (dilantin), a drug with enough side effects to fill an entire textbook. Taken for ... Read More

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