Can nitrofurantoin cure orchitis over a LONG period? Was told it has "bad tissue penetration" but my urologist gave me 30 days for orchitis? Couldwork?
Again. Nitrofurantoin ,as I commented on another doctor's answer to your question,is not a first choice for orchitis because of very poor tissue penetration.It is more used for uncomplicated UTIs or UTI prophylaxis.You previously asked if it is better to take ciprofloxacin.Again,the answer is "yes".
Could nitrofurantin fix orchitis over a LONG period? Was told it has "bad tissue penetration" but my urologist gave me 30 days for orchitis? Couldwork?
Here are some ... I answered this Q not long age. But I repeat. Nitrofurantoin is still a good antibiotics for uncomplicated acute UTI or chronic suppressing antibiotics for recurrent UTI after evaluation despite having been used for decades. So, use antibiotics with better tissue penetration such as flouroquinolone, cephalosporins, tetracyclines, etc. but using antibiotics for 30 days for orchitis is uncommon... Read more...