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Nitrofurantoin

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pascale Lane
Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis 37 years experience
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
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Antibiotic: Treats or prevents urinary tract infections caused by bacteria. Nitrofurantoin is an antibiotic.
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
Infectious Disease 26 years experience
Macrobid: Nitrofurantoin is an antibiotic which is marketed under the following brand names; niftran, furadantin, (nitrofurantoin) furabid, macrobid, macrodanti... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
48 hours: Give it 48 hours. If you still have symptoms contact your doctor. Was your urine cultured before you started it?
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Yes: If taken in amount above what is prescribed.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
I wouldn't expect any difficulties with doing so. You can check with your pharmacist about any possible interaction problems but I'm not aware of any.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Nitofurantoin: Same drug in different formulation.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Urinary antiseptic: Often used to treat cystitis. It has a huge number of potential side-effects, most of which are too detailed to go into here. Long term it may produ... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sally Rafie
Pharmacology 14 years experience
Drug name: Means monohydrate macrocrystals. Technical information about the drug.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Adverse Reactions: Serious: pulmonary fibrosis with prolonged use, hepatotoxicity, peripheral neuropathy, hemolytic anemia in g6pd deficiency. Frequent: n/v, allergy, br... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
In specific patients: Hemolysis is typically described in G6PD deficient patients, specific ethnic groups. Medical history is critical and a hematology evaluation may be ne... Read More
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