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Dr. Nayana Trivedi
39 years experience Internal Medicine
24hours: Half life is 12 hours. That means the half of the total dose taken will be gone after 12 hours and then another 12 hours 50% from the other half will ... Read More

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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lakkaraj Rajasekhar
50 years experience Internal Medicine
Within 24 to 48 hrs: Most side effects should disappear within 24 to 48 hrs
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
BC pills should work: The current thinking is that except for rifampin, other commonly-used antibiotics such as Macrobid do not alter the effectiveness of birth control pil ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 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 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
34 years experience Allergy and Immunology
latex allergy: Macrobid (nitrofurantoin) is an antibiotic. There are no cross-reactive reactions with latex that are likely to occur from this medication. Watch out ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
44 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 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerry Judd Pryde
26 years experience Travel Medicine
Half life not long: Up to 1 hour. It's not the medication making you feel ill, but the prescribing MD should be notified as soon as you can.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
18 years experience Infectious Disease
Timing of med?: Good question- no good answer except if you are timing your dosage where you get sick shortly before you go to bed, with potential drug- drug interact ... Read More
A 78-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Furadantin (nitrofurantoin): This should not be taken chronically in this manner. It has numerous potentially very severe side-effects including interstitial pneumonia and others ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
8-12 hours: It isn't necessary to take doses exactly 12 hours apart. Just take it twice a day, with doses at least 8 hours. Otherwise don't worry about it.

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