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Furadantin

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
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Same med: Macrobid and Furadantin are different brand names for the same generic medicine, nitrofurantoin. Whether it works or not often depends on culture res ... Read More

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Dr. George Klauber
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Yes it does: Generic is nitrofurantoin. Macrodantin is Nitrofurantoin mscro-crystals and better tolerated by the stomach.
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Dr. Ankush Bansal
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Yes, yes: Furantoin still works for many utis but there is also antibiotic resistance so you may need another antibiotic.
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Dr. Pascale Lane
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UTIs: This antibiotic can be used to treat several infections , but it is an important drug for the urinary tract. It is an effective agent to prevent infec ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Dansie
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Antibiotic: Treats or prevents urinary tract infections caused by bacteria. Nitrofurantoin is an antibiotic.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Nitrofurantoin: Nitrofurantoin comes in suppository form - don't know of any liquid that goes in the rectum.
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Dr. Joel Gallant
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No: It treats some urinary tract infections, not gonorrhea.
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kristen Dall-winther
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Absolutely!: No interactions are known. Go for it!
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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48 hours: Give it 48 hours. If you still have symptoms contact your doctor. Was your urine cultured before you started it?
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Yes: If taken in amount above what is prescribed.

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