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A 33-year-old member asked:

Does furadantin (nitrofurantoin) work for uti's or is there antibiotic resistance now?

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Yes, yes: Furantoin still works for many utis but there is also antibiotic resistance so you may need another antibiotic.
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