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Ive been prescribed nitrofurantoin for a water infection and am also having a std test (chlamydia) on monday. can i start the antibiotics now or will it interfere with the results of the std test?

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Dr. Kelly Murphy answered

Specializes in Emergency Medicine

Nitrofurantoin will not interfere with your chlamydia (or gonorrhea) test. It is not the appropriate antibiotic for STI's and should not have any effect on those tests.

Answered 8/19/2022

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Dr. Birendra Tandan answered

Specializes in Urology

It will not interfere as nitrofurantoin is limited to the urine.

Answered 8/22/2022

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