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Is nitrofuran monohyd macro safe to take while pregnant?

Is nitrofuran monohyd macro safe to take while pregnant?

Commonly used: Nitrofurantoin, or macrobid, is commonly prescribed in pregnancy. It is most typically used to treat urinary tract infections. Available data suggests that it is safe to use in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Does nitrofuran monohyd macro make beyaz the birthcontrol pills less effective ?

Does nitrofuran monohyd macro make beyaz the birthcontrol pills less effective ?

Nitrofurantoin &: Other common antibiotics like penicillin , Amoxicillin , sulfa, tetracycline, Rifampin cause a decrease in effectiveness of bcp by increasing its metabolism by the liver. So it's advisable to do a back up means of contraception - withdrawal, condoms. ( pls read link below). ...Read more

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Should someone with anca associated vasculitis take nitrofuran monohyd. I am having symptoms related to a kidney infection I have mpa

Should someone with anca associated vasculitis take nitrofuran monohyd. I am having symptoms related to a kidney infection I have mpa

Maybe / maybe not.: Nitrofurantoin is a common antibiotic for urinary tract infections, however it is contraindicated in patients with reduced kidney function (egfr < 60 ml/min). Microscopic polyangiitis (mpa) doesn't always affect kidneys, but if it does in your case, another antibiotic may be preferred. Please consult your doctor. ...Read more

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Is drinking nitrofuran, metrinidazole at the same time safe? And also applying metronizdazole vaginal gel, 0.75%?

Is drinking nitrofuran,  metrinidazole at the same time safe? And also applying metronizdazole vaginal gel, 0.75%?

No: Metornidazol mixed with alcohol gives an antibuse type reaction and will cause you to throw up violently for a number of hours. You cannot drink alcohol till you are off of the metonidazol for at least 48 hours.. Alcohol can also decrease the absorption and effectiveness of all antibiotics do not drink anything (even a small amount) with alcohol in it or you will be best friend with the commode ...Read more

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What's nitrofurantoin-macro and its side effects?

What's nitrofurantoin-macro and its side effects?

Adverse Reactions: Serious: pulmonary fibrosis with prolonged use, hepatotoxicity, peripheral neuropathy, hemolytic anemia in g6pd deficiency. Frequent: n/v, allergy, brown discoloration of urine. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of nitrofurantoin macro-100mg?

What are the side effects of nitrofurantoin macro-100mg?

Many: 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% of people taking it, severe lung reactions, hepatitis, hemolytic anemia and peripheral neuropathy. Because of the above i rarely prescribe this drug. ...Read more

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Thinking of doing the abc diet, no what to do and all that, but what are the side effects?

Thinking of doing the abc diet, no what to do and all that, but what are the side effects?

Agree w Dr. McGee: With the Ana Boot Camp Diet would anticipate possible side effects like malnutrition, fatigue, overly rapid weight loss, dizziness, low energy level, loss of large % of muscle mass – including heart muscle, problems with sleep, electrolyte imbalances, cold sensitivity, depression, paranoia etc. It may also be the start of a pattern of unhealthy eating. ...Read more

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