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Will macrobid help any with a possible streptococcus?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Nope: Nitronfurantoin (Macrobid) is not active against strep. In addition, it provides effective levels only in urine, not in blood or other tissues; it is not used against any infection outside the urinary tract. If you think you have a strep infection, see a health professional for testing and a prescription for effective treatment.

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