Macrobid

Active Ingredient(s): Nitrofurantoin
FDA Approved: * December 24, 1991
Pharm Company: * PROCTER AND GAMBLE
Category: Antibiotics

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Macrobid Overview

Nitrofurantoin, sold under the trade name Macrobid among others, is an antibiotic used to treat bladder infections.[1] It is not effective for kidney infections.[1] It is taken by mouth.[1] Common side effects include nausea, loss of appetite, diarrhea, and headaches.[1] Rarely numbness, lung problems, or liver problems may occur.[1] It should not be used in people with kidney problems.[1] While it...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nitrofurantoin

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Macrobid and longterm heart palpitations

I was prescribed Macrobid 4 times a day for 14 days back in June 2015. After 10 days my heart was racing , I had a headache so bad it felt like my brain was swelling. After reading some blogs and seeing what other folks were expierencing I quit taking them on day 10. I am still having severe palpitations 3 months later and feeling my heart skipping beats. Until the Macrobid I have never had this happen. I recently was put on a 24 hour heart monitor and it only worked for 14 hours before it errored. When they downloaded the recording it showed I had over 5000 incidents in the 14 hours. Im scheduled now for an echo cardiac ultrasound in 3 days and my physician wants to put me on a lowdose beta blocker. I feel nervous about tthe betablocker so am waiting til the ultrasound . My question I ...

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100 mg macrobid with 500 mg naproxen

Can naproxen 500mg be taken for pain while on macrobid 100 mg for a bladder infection? I am being treated for a uti, takng macrobid 100mg, but I'm also experiencing pain in my legs for which I would take a naproxen 500mg. ## I didn't find any problems, or interactions listed between them, but it is always best to double check to be sure. The FDA lists the typical side effects of this antibiotic as possibly including nausea, dizziness, diarrhea, non-allergic skin rash, and diarrhea. Are you on any other medications? ## I was taking this too and had similar pain. My doctor told me to stop taking it and prescribed a different antibiotic. Four days later, I am still experiencing the pain in my feet and legs. They added it to my (short) list of allergies to medications.

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amoxicillin 500 mg and macrobid 100 mg

put on macrabid 100mg today for uti. also have bronchitis and the er dr. told me when if finished the 7 days of macrabid to take amoxicillin 500 mg 1 cap x three times a day for 7 days for the bronchitis. by mistake this evening i tool the macrabid and the amoxicillin together! instead of the AZO 2 tabs 3xdaily. will i have any side effects of this 1 mistake. i notice by heart rate is up a bit and a few pvc's. but i did drink some tea this evening with some sprint mixed with it. sitting here at 2:00 pm worried sick! ## Hello, Katie! How are you? As reported by the U.S. FDA, there is no harm in mixing antibiotics, they are often prescribed together to treat severe infections, or if a doctor isn't sure what specific bacteria caused the infection. It can, however, cause you to expe...

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macrobid and methadone

does taking antibiotics while taking methadone lessen the effects of methadone? ## im a chronic pain sufferer stuck in a hospital bed and can barely pivit to the porta pot with 6 or 7 different deseases im on 16 different prescriptions plus infusions monthly my pain management doctor has me on methadone 10 mg 80 mg daily ive been on keflex 2500 mg a day for a ecoli infection that got really bad starting tommorrow i will start a course of macrobid for 7 days 100 mg 3 times a day starting the third day of antibotics my methadone started feeling as if it wasnt working as well at first i thougt it was cause i was so sick now at the 7th day of antibotics i feel like im not taking my pain meds at all will these antibotics make my pain med not work well at all? ## I didn't find any problem...

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Blood in urine

I just started taking macrobic...and I started my menstrual cycle when I already had it this month. Is something wrong? ## Did you mean Macrobid,the antibiotic containing Nitrofurantoin? Is the blood in your urine or is it menstrual? If you use a form of female contraceptive and take antibiotics, they can affect the efficacy and this may cause breakthrough bleeding. ## My husband's urine has blood in it. What can he use to clear that blood out?

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is macrobid safe to give dogs

My 7 month old puppy seems to have a UTI. I have macro is for my own recurring UTIs. Is it safe to use for my dog? ## Hello, Troy! How are you and the pup? Yes, it is safe to use in dogs and is prescribed to them for UTIs, as well. However, that doesn't necessarily mean it's safe for your pup. If they have any type of problem with kidney function, or a kidney disease, they can't take it. Thus, it would be best to consult with your vet, first, to be safe. The FDA classifies this medication as an antibiotic and lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Thank you so much for your reply. After searching several other sites, along with this one, I decided to giv...

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macrobid side effects

Off macrobid for two weeks now still feeling very fatigued and still no appetite. Is that normal? ## Hello, Grandma! How are you feeling? Have things improved, at all? If not, you should consult your doctor, because the side effects shouldn't linger that long, after finishing your course of treatment with it. 2 weeks is about the max. The FDA lists the other typical side effects of this antibiotic as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I was prescribed Macrobid on Wednesday, and noticed a splotchy red rash on my arms, chest, legs, and back. I stopped taking the antibiotic yesterday (Saturday) as directed, and started taking Benedryl, which seems to help, but it keeps coming back. How long can...

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Generic Macrobid side effects

I have been taking a new generic Macrobid for about nine weeks, It is my only medication change. Nine weeks ago I stated having heart palpations, sometimes prolonged and disturbing. The new capsules are black and cream, not the old bright yellow and black. Printed on the capsule is a large, italicized E and the numbers 122. Has anyone experienced palpations with this drug? ## I was put on Generic Macrobid and I also have had discomfort in my chest. I even call the pharmacy to see if they had given me the wrong medication. ## I was prescribed generic Macrobid the other day for a UTI, and I am experiencing side effects such as nausea, diarrhea and agitation, which never happened to me on the brand name Macrobid. I am calling my doctor about this today. I read that generic meds. can be 20%...

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macrobid

I want to know what this medicine is used for? ## Hi Virginia, Macrobid (Nitrofurantoin) is an antibiotic. It is usually used in treating urinary tract infection. Like many other drugs, it is often used against E Coli. Side effects may include: Nausea and vomiting, fever, rash, and hypersensitivity pneumonitis. It can also cause pulmonary fibrosis. If you would like to learn more information about this antibiotic, please visit the link below... Did you have any more questions or comments to add? Please post back if you do, and I will be happy to help you. ## can I use NitrofurantoinUARJYB 100 mg to treat a inflamation of a tooth? ## How quickly does macrobid (100mg 2x daily) start working? I always feel like I have to pee and my bladder never feels empty even though it is.

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Macrobid WITH METHADONE

WILL MACROBID INTERFERE WITH METHADONE? WILL IT EFFECT THE SERUM METHADONE LEVELS? ## Macrobid contains the active ingredient Nitrofurantoin, it is an antibiotic that is most commonly used to treat urinary tract infections. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, skin rash and diarrhea. Learn more: Methadone is a narcotic that is commonly used to treat chronic pain and drug addiction. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, dizziness and dry mouth. Learn more: And no, there are no interactions or problems listed for using these together, however, you should check with your doctor or pharmacist to be certain. Are there any other comments or questions? ## Thank You SSSOOOOOO very much for posting this reply! I am terrified to take ANYTHING with my Methadone and i...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Nitrofurantoin
  • Capsule: 100mg, 25mg, 50mg, 75mg + 25mg
  • Suspension: 25mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 100mg, 50mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Macrobid: (3 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0149-0710 Macrobid 100 mg Oral Capsule by Procter and Gamble Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 52427-285 Macrobid 100 mg Oral Capsule by Almatica Pharma Inc.
  • 76413-113 Macrobid Oral Capsule by Central Texas Community Health Centers

Other drugs which contain Nitrofurantoin or a similar ingredient: (5 results)

Related Macrobid Topics:

Macrobid and longterm heart palpitations
I was prescribed Macrobid 4 times a day for 14 days back in June 2015. After 10 days my heart was racing , I had a heada... 10 replies
Macrobid WITH METHADONE
WILL MACROBID INTERFERE WITH METHADONE? WILL IT EFFECT THE SERUM METHADONE LEVELS? ## Macrobid contains the active ingre... 7 replies
MACROBID REACTION
Macrobid has horrible side effects, I experienced hives, burning in chest, throat, joint pain, fever, chills, nausea, sl... 5 replies
macrobid 100 mg side effect
I have been on this drug for less than a week and I have terrible pain in my joints, my fingers, my knees, etc. Could th... 4 replies
macrobid side effects
Off macrobid for two weeks now still feeling very fatigued and still no appetite. Is that normal? ## Hello, Grandma! How... 3 replies
macrobid
I want to know what this medicine is used for? ## Hi Virginia, Macrobid (Nitrofurantoin) is an antibiotic. It is usually... 3 replies
macrobid and methadone
does taking antibiotics while taking methadone lessen the effects of methadone? ## im a chronic pain sufferer stuck in a... 2 replies
Macrobid two weeks 100mg twice a day
Just finished Macrobid after two weeks I have rashes all over my legs and back. Should I take Benadryl ? The rashes are ... 2 replies
Macrobid and ear pressure
I've taken just one macrobid at 5pm and at 9pm out of nowhere my left ear felt as though I was a really high elevati... 1 reply
Macrobid 100 mg. prescribed 2x daily for 5 days
What is it prescribed for? In what amounts? Are there any side effects? Most importantly, is it ever prescribed for kidn... 1 reply






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