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Is Nitrofurantoin An Antibiotic
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
Probably not: Anything is possible, but I never heard of a Nitrofurantoin overdose - side effects- yes, lethal overdose- no. ...Read more
Yes.: Neither should affect the efficacy or increase the side effects of the other. ...Read more
Yes: If you are taking Nitrofurantoin while using birth control pills, you should use a back-up method of birth control (ie. Condom). Despite the fact there is little evidence supporting a massive increase in pregnancies with antibiotic use, it is better to be safe than sorry. Use the back-up method during the run of your antibiotic and continue for one week afterwards. ...Read more
Hi I had uti 4 months back with plenty of pus cells, took antibiotics nitrofurantoin and levofloxacin, now pus cells 2-4, is infection gone?
Had recent laprascopic ovarian cystectomy, got infections and taking 3 antibiotics nitrofurantoin. Metronizadole and flucoxicillin, is it safe to do so?
Yes: None of these drugs are known to negatively interact with one another. ...Read more
I'm wondering can the antibiotic nitrofurantoin mono 100mg affect the pregnancy gestational diabetes glucose test?
I was on birth control forgot to take the pill one day, day after that had unprotected sex and I'm taking antibiotic " Nitrofurantoin" so I was panicking and took the pill " take action " am I still in risk of getting pregnant?
Low Risk: If you miss one birth-control pill, the best thing to do is to take it as soon as you remember, then take the next one at the regular time. If you don't remember until your next pill is due, take two at once. If you do this, your risk of pregnancy is very low. What you did will also keep your risk low but you may have some spotting. Best wishes! ...Read more
Will untreated orchitis cause atrophy if under two month timespan? It was bacterial. Was given wrong antibiotics. (nitrofurantoin)Was not uti/std. Tested
Yes, yes: Furantoin still works for many utis but there is also antibiotic resistance so you may need another antibiotic. ...Read more
I'm on BCP's (trisprintec) and I'm on a 5 day antibiotic of nitrofurantoin. How long after taking the antibiotic will my pill become effective again?
B.C. stays effective: The current thinking is that except for rifampin, other commonly-used antibiotics do not alter the effectiveness of birth control pills. This is likely presuming a person is not sick with vomiting or diarrhea, or some other condition that decreases the absorption of a swallowed pill. One can look up: http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/12063491 ...Read more
How long after taking an antibiotic pill would side effects occur, I get nausea/headache hours after taking macrodantin (nitrofurantoin)?
Medication SEs: Not sure why you asked and answered your own question. It seems pretty straight forward and you have answered it. Am I missing something here? Do you have another question that you really want answered? ...Read more