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Is Is Ok To Take Metronidazole And Nitrofurantoin
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I have been prescribed metronidazole and nitrofurantoin to take together. I also take a benedril a day for allergies. It it safe to combine these?
Is it okay to take both metronidazole and nitrofurantoin for a uti during my second trimester in my pregnancy?
Is it safe to take nitrofurantoin 100mg 2xday with metronidazole 500mg every 6 hours. Taking 1 for UTI and the other for bacterial vaginosis?
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
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
Is it okay to take nitrofurantoin and Flagyl together at the same time. I have a UTI and a vaginal BV going at the same time.?
Antibiotics: I know of no specific interactions.Get a more detailed answer ›
Had recent laprascopic ovarian cystectomy, got infections and taking 3 antibiotics nitrofurantoin.Metronizadole and flucoxicillin, is it safe to do so?
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