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Nitrofurantoin Monohydrate And Staph Infection

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Rockyfields Says:
 
Does Nitrofurantoin monohydrate treat a urinary staph infection. It seems that it's more for treatment of ecoli. I tested positive for leukocytes and neg. for nitrates. Is this the right medication?

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David Says:
 
Nitrofurantoin is an antibiotic used to treat urinary tract infections, but you are right in that this medication is more for fighting E.coli. Information I gathered states that Nitrofurantoin is only clinically proven for use against E. coli or Staph. saprophyticus.

I would recommend taking a look at the link below for info on the "best" antibiotics for treating urinary staph infections:
http:/­/­www.livestrong.com/­article/­256330-the-best-antibiotics-for-urinary-staph-infections/­

I hope this helps! Please post back if you need help finding anymore information.

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