A 21-year-old male asked:
could nitrofurantin fix orchitis over a long period?was told it has "bad tissue penetration" but my urologist gave me 30 days for orchitis?couldwork?
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A Verified Doctor answered
Here are some ...: I answered this Q not long age. But I repeat. Nitrofurantoin is still a good antibiotics for uncomplicated acute UTI or chronic suppressing antibiotics for recurrent UTI after evaluation despite having been used for decades. So, use antibiotics with better tissue penetration such as flouroquinolone, cephalosporins, tetracyclines, etc. but using antibiotics for 30 days for orchitis is uncommon...
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Last updated Sep 29, 2016
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