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is nitrofurantoin an antibiotic

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
44 years experience Family Medicine
Probably not: Anything is possible, but i never heard of a Nitrofurantoin overdose - side effects- yes, lethal overdose- no.
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Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
No - not safe: MDMA is risky by itself - in a variety of ways. Mixed w/ anything else, the uncertainties explode! Don't do it if you want to take care of yourself. U ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
42 years experience Child Psychiatry
Yes.: Neither should affect the efficacy or increase the side effects of the other.
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): Some stomach upset and dry mouth possible, otherwise it is safe.
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Likely: The Macrodantin (nitrofurantoin) will address commonly found urine pathogens, so a reasonable start. Often also 1st choice for patient on other medic ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
UTI: The action of this antimicrobial is very rapid, but the symptoms, which are a result of inflammation due to the infection, may persist for a day or tw ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Recurrent uti: Seems you have either frequent reinfection or an internal site that is not clearing. Or the bacteria is resistant to the antibiotics. Have cultures be ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
B.C. stays effective: The current thinking is that except for rifampin, other commonly-used antibiotics do not alter the effectiveness of birth control pills. This is likel ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes, yes: Furantoin still works for many utis but there is also antibiotic resistance so you may need another antibiotic.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sathish Philip
17 years experience Family Medicine
Medications: Yes you may use the nasal decongestant while taking oral antibiotic.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Renee Harris
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: It is ok.

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