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Doctor insights on: Nitrofuran Monohyd Macro Side Effects

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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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Is it possible to be prescribed nitrofuran for a UTI 100mg 2x a day for 3 days only?

Is it possible to be prescribed nitrofuran for a UTI 100mg 2x a day for 3 days only?

Yes if...: For most uncomplicated UTI in females, this short course of nitrofurantoin may be suitable, but judged & agreed by doc & patient together. If having more concern on UTI, peruse articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onUTI.html and http://www.formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. More? Welcome to contact me at www.healthtap.com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to log in. ...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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Does nitrofuran monohyd macro make beyaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol and levomefolate) the birthcontrol pills less effective ?

Does nitrofuran monohyd macro make beyaz (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol and levomefolate) 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

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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

Depends: Nitrofurantoin (macrobid) should be used carefully in patients with kidney problems. If you are having active vasculitis it may worsen kidney or lung function. It may also cause anemia in certain people. ...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