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Can You Take Nitrofurantoin And Doxycycline Hyclate Together
Nitrofurantoin is an antibiotic which is marketed under the following brand names; niftran, furadantin, (nitrofurantoin) furabid, macrobid, macrodantin, nitrofur mac, nitro macro, nifty-sr, martifur-mr, uro-tablinen or nifuretten (in germany), martifur-100 (in india), urantoin, nifuran (in macedonia) and uvamin (in middle east). It is usually used in treating urinary tract infection. It is often ...Read more
Yes but why?: Yes but why do you need to take these 2 drugs? Nitrofurantoin is a urinary antiseptic that does not achieve adequate tissue levels to treat an invasive infection. It has many severe potential toxicities including nausia and vomitting that occur in 17-39%, severe lung reactions, hepatitis, hemolytic anemia and peripheral neuropathy. Because of the above i rarely prescribe this drug. ...Read more
Not not recommended: Both dicoxacin and Amoxicillin are antibiotics in penicillin class and amoxicillin/clavulanic and Dicloxacillin are often used for same indications like grm positive infections like staph infections.Dicloxicin is not used that much these days because staph resistance.Amoxicillin/clavulanic has many other indications and is still widely used. ...Read more
Yes: no significant/common interactions knownGet a more detailed answer ›
No contraindication: There is no contraindication but these are two antibiotics and take them together only if prescribed by your doctor and used for proper indication. ...Read more
Yes, but...: You can, but you should have a good reason, and they should be prescribed by a health care provider. ...Read more
Why?: You can, but why? It's an unusual combination of antibiotics, with a lot of overlap in bacterial coverage. ...Read more
Probably OK: It will probably be ok for you to take these two medicines together. The main thing to be aware of is that both medicines can cause nausea or stomach complaints, so you might have a higher likelihood of that type of problem. If both have been prescribed for you, and you have already tolerated one of them well, then you can try them together and let you physician know if there are difficulties. ...Read more
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