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Is it ok to take metronidazole, nitrofurantoin and amox-clav together?

Is it ok to take metronidazole, nitrofurantoin and amox-clav together?

If your Dr. OK's it.: Combining multiple antibiotics can have potentially serious complications, including superinfection by bacteria such as 'clostridium dificile'. These three medicines should only be taken together if your doctor has prescribed them go some reason. Never take prescription medicine intended for another person. Strictly speaking, there are no interactions between these meds. (source: epocrates). ...Read more

Dr. Ana Adelstein
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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


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Is it okay to take both metronidazole and nitrofurantoin for a uti during my second trimester in my pregnancy?

Is it okay to take both metronidazole and nitrofurantoin for a uti during my second trimester in my pregnancy?

UTI: Either is safe during the second trimester of pregnancy but only Nitrofurantoin is needed for a urinary tract infection (UTI). Bacterial vaginosis is the most common condition for which Metronidazole is prescribed. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take nitrofurantoin 100mg 2xday with metronidazole 500mg every 6 hours. Taking 1 for UTI and the other for bacterial vaginosis?

Is it safe to take nitrofurantoin 100mg 2xday with metronidazole 500mg every 6 hours. Taking 1 for UTI and the other for bacterial vaginosis?

Fine together: These medications are not known to not negatively interact, so taking them together should be fine. ...Read more

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What is the effectiveness of using metronidazole, nitrofurantoin and doxycycline in treatment of uti?

What is the effectiveness of using metronidazole, nitrofurantoin and doxycycline in treatment of uti?

Antibiotics: Still all are effective when appropriately prescribed for specific/"sensitive" infections. ...Read more

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Can I take Flagyl and nitrofurantoin together?

Can I take Flagyl and nitrofurantoin together?

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

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Is it okay to take flagyl and nitrofurantoin together when I am 6 weeks pregnant?

Don't self medicate: Did the physician who prescribed the medication know that you are pregnant? Are you self medicating with antibiotics that were prescribed for a previous infection? Please clear any and all medications with your OBGyn before taking them. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Metronidazole 500mg twice a day for 7 days? For "bacterial vaginosis" at 35 weeks and 4 days pregnant, after a week taking macrobid 100mg for a "suspected UTI"?

Safe in pregnancy: Metronidazole is safe in late pregnancy for both mother and baby. And your doctor wouldn't have prescribed it if s/he didn't think it was safe. But check back with the doc's office if you remain uncertain. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Flagyl and Macrobid at the same time?

Is it safe to take Flagyl and Macrobid at the same time?

No interactions: When Flagyl and Macrobid are taken together, there are not any observable interactions in lab studies. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist when taking prescription medications. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take Metronidazole Vaginal Gel USP, 0.75% during pregnancy?

Yes: It's not only OK, but can prevent preterm labor in people with bacterial vaginosis. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take nitrofurantoin (macrodantin) and birth control?

Macrodantin (nitrofurantoin): It is safe to take both medications unless you have an allergy to one or the other. ...Read more

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Can I take 4 500mg of metronidazole in 1day?

Yes: It will make u miserable. Talk to the prescriber for other options. ...Read more

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Could I take metronidazole with diabets?

Yes you can: Yes you can take it with Diabetes and there is no contraindication for that ...Read more

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Is it ok to take dayquil/nyquil with metronidazole?

Metronidazole: If there is any alcohol in the medication you want to take then do not take it with metronidazole. It will make you vomit. ...Read more

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Doxycycline and metronidazole do I take them together?

Doxycycline and metronidazole do I take them together?

Can Take Together: If prescribed by your doctor, you can take these together and there is no contraindication to that ...Read more

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Food poisoning: do I take metronidazole or amoxicillin?

Food poisoning: do I take metronidazole or amoxicillin?

See doctor: You should se a doctor about food poisoning, especially if you have a fever and are vomiting. ...Read more

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Should I take metronidazole or cipro (ciprofloxacin) for diarrhea?

Should I take metronidazole or cipro (ciprofloxacin) for diarrhea?

NO: Please don't self medicate. See a physician who can run tests-there are many different causes. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 2 2g doses of metronidazole for BV in a 2 day period?

Is it safe to take 2 2g doses of metronidazole for BV in a 2 day period?

Metronidazole dosing: Luckily metronidazole is a relatively safe antibiotic. It doesn't quite make sense to me why you would be taking the large dose consecutively? Usually the 2 gram dose is a 'one time' thing to get rid of BV -bacterial vaginosis. After 1 or 2 days, that dose will have cleared out of the system. Not sure 'why' your doc would give u another round? Maybe you went to a different clinic? It should be OK. ...Read more

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Can you take echineca while taking antibiotics Cephalex and Metronidazole?

Can you take echineca while taking antibiotics Cephalex and Metronidazole?

Not much info: IN reviewing echinecea, I found that there may be a issue with some chemotherapy drugs as well as drugs that suppress your immune system (ie transplant drugs) but no specific reference to the antibiotics you mentioned.
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