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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

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Dr. Steven Griggs
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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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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

Dr. Timothy Wilt
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Metronidazole (Definition)

It's an antibiotic used to treat infections such as bacterial vaginosis or a type of ...Read more


Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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Trikacide (Definition)

Trikacide is an anti-migrane agent which is a kind of ...Read more