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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Furadantin (Overview)

Furadantin is an antibiotic and antimicrobial.


Dr. Brad Goldenberg
120 doctors shared insights

Furadantin (Overview)

Furadantin is an antibiotic and antimicrobial.


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Why does my body feel so cold after taking my last dose of nitrofurantoin? Kind of like fever but do not actually feel sick. Side effect?

Why does my body feel so cold after taking my last dose of nitrofurantoin? Kind of like fever but do not actually feel sick. Side effect?

?: Some people have just fever from a drug and the condition is called drug fever. The mechanism is unknown. You may also have chills (sensation of being cold) before the fever comes on. Given that you only had this sensation after having taken the last dose, the diagnosis is uncertain but it would still be wise to avoid this drug in the future since there are other options. ...Read more

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What is nitrofurantoin and its side effects?

What is nitrofurantoin and its side effects?

Urinary antiseptic: Often used to treat cystitis. It has a huge number of potential side-effects, most of which are too detailed to go into here. Long term it may produce potentially life-threatening changes in lung tissue. ...Read more

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Does furadantin (nitrofurantoin) work for bladder infections?

Does furadantin (nitrofurantoin) work for bladder infections?

Yes it does: Generic is nitrofurantoin. Macrodantin is Nitrofurantoin mscro-crystals and better tolerated by the stomach. ...Read more

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

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

Yes, yes: Furantoin still works for many utis but there is also antibiotic resistance so you may need another antibiotic. ...Read more

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What is macrodantin (nitrofurantoin) used for?

What is macrodantin (nitrofurantoin) used for?

UTIs: This antibiotic can be used to treat several infections , but it is an important drug for the urinary tract. It is an effective agent to prevent infections in patients at risk of recurrent urinary infections. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: nitrofurantoin?

Please describe the medication: nitrofurantoin?

Macrobid: 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 used against e. Co. ...Read more

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Could liquid nitrofurantoin be taken rectally?

Nitrofurantoin: Nitrofurantoin comes in suppository form - don't know of any liquid that goes in the rectum. ...Read more

Dr. Lynne Weixel
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Nitrofurantoin (Definition)

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