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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
Not at all...: The usual dose of this med is 100mg 2x/day thus 200mg per day. I assume you are using it for a urinary tract infection. You u are you and healthy, which i assume you are based on the medication given, you should be fine. You can skip a later dose today, or even taking your later usual dose without trouble. So, rest assured...But just be carefull next time around...Good luck. ...Read more
I am 21 weeks pregnant and got Macrobid prescribed as a capsule. Can I open it and mix the powder with my yogurt?
I was prescribed Macrobid for bronchitis and the medicine information says it's for bladder infections im confused!
I used to get bladder infections almost every time after sex so I went to the doctor to ask what I can do to prevent them he gave me Macrobid to take right before sex every time and it works well however I really want to get off antibiotics and try someth
If it ain't broke: This is a very effective treatment for reccurent uti's in women . I have used this same treatment for my patients for years when other treatments have not worked including douching(worse), cranberry juice and pills, etc. Why stop something that is easy, works and has almost no side effects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, unless . . .: Nitrofurantoin (branded as macrobid) is often prescribed for 7-10 days to treat urinary tract infections. Just be sure you're not allergic to it! or taking any medication w/that might interact negatively. Also be mindful if you have chronic kidney disease. As always, only take this (and any other) medication as directed by your physician. And don't save any for the next infection! ...Read more
Furadantin (nitrofurantoin): This should not be taken chronically in this manner. It has numerous potentially very severe side-effects including interstitial pneumonia and others. It is a close cousin of the drug Dilantin which has full texts written about the toxicities. Would stop this now and discuss with the doctor who ordered it. ...Read more