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Nitrofurantoin and UTI Remedy

I am going in for a uterus treatment and the doctor had me take a urine culture 7 days prior. Twice, the culture came back as positive and the doctor postponed the uterus treatment. I had no symptoms of the UTI. He then prescribed Nitrofurantoin 100mg once a day for a month prior to the next appointment for the procedure. Is this the right antibiotic for my situation? The dosage? Anything else I might add to rectify the positive result of the culture? ## It is appropriate and the best choice of drug. I am also on this drug everyday in the same dose of 100 mg. I take it to prevent UTIs because I get them all the time. This antibiotic only treats the urinary tract so I understand why your doctor prescribed it. Hopefully the next result you have will be negative. If anything is going to wo...

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Taking Nitrofurantoin Mono Mac 100mg For Long Term

My Neurologist prescribed Nitrofurantoin Mono-MCR 100mg for the rest of my life ## Nitrofurantoin is an antibiotic usually used in treating urinary tract infections and also against E. Coli. I'm not sure what relation an antibiotic would have to nerve problems, but there are other natural antibiotics in the form of fruits, vegetables, herbs, oils, etc; that in my opinion can be a more feasible long term approach to killing bacteria. Is there any specific reason why your Neurologist recommend an antibiotic for life? ## Hi. Can I use Nitrofuration Marco 100 mg if I'm breastfeeding a 10 day old baby? ## WHY? For what purpose? ## What does common sense tell you?

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Nitrofurantoin mono/Mac 100mg side effects

After taking this medication for three days, I did not experience any side effects except for intense headaches right after taking it. On the fourth day I woke up with extreme shortness of breath, feeling of heaviness in my chest, chills, and joint pain. I have never had this sort of reaction to an antibiotic before, or any sort of medicine for that matter, so I thought I might have the flu. I went to the doctor and tested negative for the flu and he said I may have been suffering from really bad allergies. I forgot to take both of the antibiotic pills that day and woke up the next morning feeling better. I then took two pills, one in the afternoon and one at night, and woke up the next day the same as the fourth day. Are these normal side effects for this antibiotic? Also, what about t...

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nitro pill for bladder infectons

its black on one side and yellow on the other, it is a capsule and helps with bladder infections it is a prescription medicine ## I've had a total number of 6 bladder infections in the past two years and after my first bladder infection, in which my doctor prescribed me a white pill. After that, this nitro pill was the only one that worked. It is for more severe infections, and make sure that you finish the bottle. There were no particular side effects and it begins relieving pain within a few hours, and pain is completely gone within 72 hours. ## I believe the medication you're referring to is Nitrofurantoin, which is an antibiotic that is commonly used to treat urinary tract infections. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, a...

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Nitrofurantoin mono mac side effects

I am taking this medication for a UTI. I have been on it for a day and a half. This morning I was suddenly wakened by a loud sound in my ears (sounded like birds chirping), and a stinging pain across my face, down my spine into my arms and legs - worse on my left side than on my right. I sat up and walked around and it finally subsided, although it was hard to walk at first. It felt like my muscles didn't want to respond. I laid back down, as I was very tired, and in about a half hour it happened again, only worse. I am now up and looking for answers. Could this be from the nitrofurantoin? ## Hi, Sally! I'm not sure, it's hard to say. Some people have experienced some very odd side effects from antibiotics, it's happened to me, so I have to say that it is possible. What ...

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122 e e122 black and yellow capsule

black and cream capsule E122 on the black part of capsule. ## Located a match it's Nitrofurantoin 100 mg and monohydrate macrocrystals, which s usually used in treating urinary tract infection. Like many other drugs, it is often used against E Coli. To learn more click on the link below... Do you have any more questions or informattion to add? Please post back if you do. ## I have a black and yellow capsule with E122 printed on black end of capsule. I think I remember my dental surgeon giving it to me if I needed for pain. Do you recognize this as a pain capsule? ## its not for treating pain, its for treating urinary tract infections and e coli ## Can it also treat an abscess?

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spasmo-urolong for treatment of urinary tract discomfort

a pink coated pill I was given at a pharmecia in Panama in a small town....for the relief of urinary tract pain. Is it an anti-biotic? It works GREAT! Wonder if it is available in U.S. ## It contains the antibiotic Nitrofurantoin. Some of the most common side effects include: nausea, drowsiness, diarrhea and skin rash. Did it help alleviate your symptoms? ## As of today i started to pee with blood. No pain whatsoever, except for a burning feeling just as i'm about to finish peeing. I just took Spasmo-Urolong a few min ago. Will this work for my Urinary track infection? ## How I get spasmo-urolong here in USA becuase that it is the best for urine tract infecction I get in my trip to Panama and it is the best!! ## Well i live in panama if you can send me a e-mail i can send you some ,...

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I have been taking Nitrofurantoin 100mg, one per day for 2 months. Since taking it have had bad headaches, lightheadedness, nausea and my blood pressure keeps going low. Can the Nitrofurantoin cause bp to go low and also once the Nitrofuantoin has been stopped, how long before the side effects disappear ? ## I take notification mono/mac 100mg and my blood pressure is elevated ## There is no effect on blood pressure listed among the side effects reported by the FDA, though there is no way to be sure how nay given medication will affect any certain person that takes it. However, I'd be more inclined to think that your respective illnesses are causing these issues, which means they should improve, after they are resolved. But it would be best to have them checked out, to be sure. Other...

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Furitex brand Nitrofurantoin 100mg

The box I have of furitex brand nitrofurantoin 100mg that has been given to me for my uti while I'm visiting Mexico doesn't say what dose to take or if it is dual release or regular... How can I tell and should I take two a day or 4? ## Hello Hannah, After doing some research I found a gov webpage that states the dosages should be only taken as prescribed by the doctor and that the dosages may vary from case to case so there is no suggested dosage. With this in mind I don't think it's a very wise decision to be making guesses or just trusting your safety to strangers on the internet. In this case I would suggest two things in the following order. First if you have the option to do so, I would recommend getting a hold of the doctor who prescribed the medication to you or ...

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Nitrofur Mac and the time it takes to leave your system

I am taking nitrofur mac 100mg 2x a day for a bladder infection. I have had mild nausea. How does it take to leave my system entirely after I have taken my last pill ## Nitrofurantoin's Half-life is about 20 minutes. However this time is increased in those with renal impairment. The time it takes to completely leave your system is varied for each individual, however most Antibiotics can stay in your system for a few days after you stop taking them. I would estimate anywhere from 2-4 days depending on how long you were taking them. I hope this helps! ## Is it normal for nitrofurantoin to give feeling of rapid heartbeat and when will it go back to normal. Also still having feeling of urgency to pass urine and frequency after 12 x 50mg doses and end of course; is this normal. ## Is any...

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Does Nitrofurantoin contain any sulfur?

My doctor (OBG) gave me nitrofurantoin monohydrate macrocrystals (100 caps) for a UTI. 3 days after completing my dose I got an allergic reaction with hives, etc. I went to my MP Dr. and she said I may be allergic to sulfur, but my OBG just told me there is no sulfur in this antibiotic. I am a little confused. So what am I allergic to? ## Hello Shadow, Sorry to hear that you are having an allergic reaction to something in your medication. One thing I would like to point out is that people often confuse sulfa, sulfate, sulfur and sulfite. Sulfur is most commonly found in fertilizers and is unlikely in any medication that you are taking, however sulfa and sulfates are found in medication frequently. It is important when talking with medical professionals to know which of these they are ta...

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nitrofurantoin macro 100 mg

How long does it take to work? I have a uti and the symptoms are driving me nuts! ## Hello, Michelle! How are you feeling? I am so sorry that you're miserable. Has there been any improvement, yet? There should be no worsening of your symptoms after taking it for a full 24 hours and you should start to see improvement after taking it for 3 full days. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with? ## what is the difference in nitrofurantion mono-mcr 100mg @nitrofurantion mcr 100mg

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Uti medication

My doctor prescribed me 100mg 4x a day nitrofurantoin for 3 days. I finished taking them but my diarrhea didn't stop. And I have really bad acid reflux (rumbling of the tummy) how long will this medication last in my body? I finished drinking the meds last thursday at 3am, its now saturday here in my countrt. Thank you. ## Those can be normal side effects of this medication, as reported by the NIH. You may also experience nausea, dizziness, headache, and non-allergic skin rash. How are you doing? Has there been any change? ## I would like to know what over the counter antibiotics are there for a urinary tract infection? It hurts when I go to pee.

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nitrofurantoin mono mcr 100 for staph infection related UTIs

My doctor told me that Cipro or Bactim are very good for treating UTIs caused by E-Coli, but that Nitrofurantoin Mono_MCR is better than the other two for treating UTIs caused by staph infection. Can you tell me any more about this. ## Hello, Ed! How are you? What else do you want to know about it? It is as simple as your doctor stated, different antibiotics are sometimes better at treating different things. It doesn't mean that the others can't be used, if necessary or if someone is allergic to the preferred choices, but it may take longer and be more difficult to eradicate the infection. They may all cause common side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. ## Yes Ed, those are good. I found for just E. coli the microdanton works best, for me. ...

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nitrofurantoin side effects

I am 76 years old. I was prescribed Nitrofurantoin 50 MG twice a day for a UTI. On the 11th day I developed a red rash all over my legs, huge hives everywhere which itched incessantly, swelling of face and lips and extreme fatigue. The swelling, hives and rash went away after 3 - 4 days, but now, 10 days after that I still have low energy which isn't like me ## Hello, Gingos! How are you doing? I am so sorry about the reaction you had. That really sounds like you are allergic to it and should make sure not to take it again in the future. Have you consulted your doctor? I had an allergic reaction to one myself last year and it's really just a matter of time for all of the symptoms to improve, it took about a month for all of mine to go away and for me to feel back to normal. ## C...

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side effects of nitrofurantoin monomac

After completion of this drug regimen, I find that I am having terrible gas. My gut hurts, but I don't seem to pass it. Is this a common side effect? If so, what helps? Thanks ## I want to know if taking Nitrofur mac 50mg cap is safe for a 3 month time? and what are the side affects? I am allergic to penicillan, sulfa, keflex, e-micin,velocef antibiotics. ## I developed a severe itchy rash on my arms and legs 4 days after finished 7 days on Nitrofurantoin mono/mac.prescribed for a UTI. I am taking a steroid for the rash now and it is better. Was this reaction cause by the drug taken? ## I am currently on day 5 of a week-long regimen for a routine UTI. I, too, am suffering awful abdominal pain and gas/bloating/diarrhea since starting this drug. Glad to see I'm not the only one on...

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Nitrofurantoin-Vaginal itching?

Hello! I was prescribed Nitrofurantoin for a UTI and I’m on my third day of taking it. My UTI symptoms seem to be gone however I’ve developed some pretty instense vaginal itching. Is the itching related to the antibiotic or did I get super lucky and develop a yeast infection or something? No discharge or rash just itching. If the itching IS a side effect of the antibiotic should I call my doctor to discontinue it or is it not a huge deal as long as I can handle it? Thanks in advance for any advice! ## Hello MeSoItchy, Sorry to hear about the UTI. According to Dailymed vaginal itching is a common side effect of Nitrofurantoin. Fortunately it not listed among the side effect listing that cautions you to contact your doctor. It will be up to your own discretion whether or not y...

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nitrofurantoin how long does it take to get into your system

I took my second to last dosage last night, about 4 hours later I was sick and am hoping it’s not interfered in anyway, I still feel a little bit of the uti symptoms after taking my last tablet 4 hours ago (they’re less intense but still there). I’m hoping it will still get rid of the infection as it took 3 weeks to get any antibiotics that actually touched it. ## No, you should have digested and used the medication, after 4 hours, so it should not create a problem. How long were you taking it, and what was the dosage? It can take about 3 days, or so, for such a medication to take full effect and start to eliminate the bacteria that has caused the infection. The NIH lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, diarrhea, and non-allergic skin ...

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Reactions that occurred after finishing Nitrofurantoin

I recently was treated for a UTI with 100mg of Nitrofurantoin twice a day for 10 days. 11/23/16 through 12/3/16. On 12/6/16, I developed terrible heartburn along with a weird heat/tingly/itching sensation on the palms of my hands and fingers, arches of my feet, eyes, back of scalp. The itching has gotten worse (it is now 12/10/16), and I'm still having problems with the heartburn. I was seen by a doctor for the heartburn on 12/7/16, and he gave me a GI cocktail to relieve the pain, which was basically a band-aid for a couple of hours. I am 53, and have never had a problem with heartburn. I did have a problem, (severe) with terrible itching along with rash back in April when I was prescribed Prednisone. The other thing I experienced was a very heavy period after not having one for a ...

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how long do side effects of nitrofurantoin mono mac last

I have a rash all over my body after a 10-day course of nitrofurantoin mono macro. The rash started the day after I finished the antibiotic. How long can I expect it to last as the itching is driving me crazy!! ## Hello, Sharon! How are you doing? If it's an itchy rash, then that's most likely from an allergic reaction, the rash that antibiotics can cause as a side effect is specifically called a non-allergic rash, because it just causes a topical skin rash, with no itching or hives. Learn more Nitrofurantoin details here. Have you consulted your doctor? An allergic rash may require proper medical treatment and you will most likely not be able to take this antibiotic again, in the future. ## I'm 28 yrs old and was prescribed macrobid 100mg for a bad bladder infection yesterd...

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