Itchy Rash On Arms And Legs

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Kristina Says:
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I was given A weeks dose of nitrofurantoin 100 mg for UTI and on the last 3 days my skin has been uncontrollably itchy. Small bumps, all through out my legs and arms. The itching seems to become more intense at night. Even a day after I've stopped the antibiotics. When will this stop? Should I see a doctor?

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David Says:

Hi Kristina, Sorry to hear about your situation. Based on my research, the US National Library of Medicine does actually list itching as an allergic reaction from taking nitrofurantoin.


However this is something that you should probably contact your doctor about as soon as possible if the symptoms don't go away on their own or become too bothersome/severe (which from your description seems like that might be the case).

I hope this helps!

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