Macrodantin

Active Ingredient(s): Nitrofurantoin
FDA Approved: * June 5, 1970
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".



Macrodantin 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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Macrodantin Bad Reaction When Will It Leave? racing heart

I keep having a racing heart and I only took 25 mg of macrodantin and knew I was in trouble pretty quickly. The ER who was not interested in macrodantin did the usual tests and said I could go home. So, when will this leave? I had hives before a long time ago but never the racing heart and of course, my doctor is unavailable or I would have gone to them instead of the Urgent Care and the ER who didn't give me any instructions on what to do about the Macrobid - how long before it leaves? I know everyone is different. I must take the cake. I'd rather take erthromycin for a really long time which is somewhat resistant but it's better than a racing heart and is useful for keeping my strength up while I work on strengthening my immune system and/or non antibiotics to treat utis. ...

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Macrodantin and Blood Donation

I am on Macrodantin as a maintenence drug for urinary tract infections. I need to know if I can still donate blood while on this medication?

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Macrodantin & Amoxicillin

I am taking Macrodantin capsules for a UTI bid for 9 days but it's not working. I want to switch to Amoxicillin 500mg. How long do I have to wait to begin the Amoxicillin? ## If your doctor approves, there shouldn't be any reason to wait, you should be able to make a clean switch from one to the other at the next dosing time. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, diarrhea, and non-allergic skin rash. Are you on any other medications that could be causing UTI symptoms, or issues? ## I actually received Ciprofloxacin 500mg twice daily , that has helped , Thank you for responding !

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allergic reaction to Macrodantin

I was prescribed macrodantin for a UTI and I had a severe allergic reaction to it. Can i switch to amoxicillin right away? And how long will it take for the allergic reaction to subside? ## What symptoms did you experience? When I had an allergic reaction to an antibiotic it took several weeks for them to fully clear up. You can switch, as long as your doctor approves. The NIH lists the typical side effects of Amoxicillin as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash, and diarrhea. Are you on any other medications?

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reactions to long term use of macrobid

I am on round 3 of macrobid for a UTI that won't go away. Mainly, I have had two weeks of diarrhea and wonder how common this is. I am working with a new urogynecologist to get rid of UTI but wondered if I am going to have diarrhea forever. ## No, while diarrhea can be a side effect, as reported by the FDA, it should go away within a week or two of your finishing your course of treatment. Other side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, and non-allergic skin rash. Have they cultured the bacteria to see specifically what caused it? This may not be the right antibiotic to treat all types of bacteria that can cause UTI's. ## I've read that Macrobid can cause pulmonary problems, in particular a chronic cough. Patients should also be monitored if they are taki...

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freenitrofur

who makes nitrofur. want to get paper to fill out to get it free nitrofur from company . i cant afford them ## Hello, Bobbie! How are you? There is a program available for the name brand, Macrodantin, through the manufacturer Procter & Gamble, you can call for more information 800-830-9049. Learn more Macrodantin details here. Is there anything else I can help with? ## what company makes Temazepam. need a free program. cant afford it ## You cant buy them, you need a prescription

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does macrodantin contain sulpha

what are the ingredients in macrodantin? is this a sulphur drug? ## Nitrofurantoin is the main ingredient in Macrodantin, which is an antibiotic. It is usually used in treating urinary tract infections. Like many other drugs, it is often used for killing E Coli. Click on the link below for more information about this drug... Do you have any more questions or information to add? Please post back if you do. ## there is NO sulfa in the molecular strusture of macrodantin ## I have been allergic to sulfa based drugs my whole life. I recently went to the er and they gave me macrodantin. 2 days after the use of macrodantin I had to return to the er in a different county. I was having a sulfa drug reaction. I was having problems breathing. Rash everywhere. Fever diereah. Swelling of my face han...

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Macrodantin from dentist

My dentist has prescribed macrodantin for a tooth infection but I have read that it is for urinary infections. Has he given me the correct medication as I don't know whether to take it or not ## Hello, Jas! How are you? This is just an antibiotic, so while it is used treat UTIs, it will also work in other areas of the body to eradicate harmful bacteria, as well. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with?

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microdantin

grey capsule ## My mother died in 1987. A significant contributor to her death was the drug Microdantin. She suffered interstitial fibrosis from the use of this drug. The doctors treating her were blisfully unaware of the problem. Now that I am getting older, it worries me even more that many doctors prescribe drugs as if they were candy! ## Macrodantin is a brand name for the antibiotic Nitrofurantoin, it is most commonly used to treat UTIs and it may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Learn more Macrodantin details here. I am very sorry for your loss. Was you mother elderly? In the past few years, there have been some warnings coming out about this being used in elderly people and their being more susceptible to dangerous side effects. ...

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Macrodantin effect on blood presure

I am taking macrodantin for a urinary-urethra infection. I have quickly shown a large increase in blood pressure. I also wear an Interstim device for a sluggish bladder. Would this possibly affect blood pressue when taking nitro-fur? ## I can't find anything saying that it does so. Learn more Macrodantin details here. However, have you had any other unusual effects from taking it, such as skin rash, hives or swollen glands? I'm asking because I had a high blood pressure elevation when I had a bad reaction to an antibiotic. It turned out I was allergic to it.

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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 Macrodantin: (6 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0149-0007 Macrodantin 25 mg Oral Capsule by Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals
  • 0149-0008 Macrodantin 50 mg Oral Capsule by Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals
  • 0149-0009 Macrodantin 100 mg Oral Capsule by Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals
  • 52427-286 Macrodantin 25 mg Oral Capsule by Almatica Pharma Inc.
  • 52427-287 Macrodantin 50 mg Oral Capsule by Almatica Pharma Inc.
  • 52427-288 Macrodantin 100 mg Oral Capsule by Almatica Pharma Inc.

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

Related Macrodantin Topics:

Macrodantin Itchy Side Effect
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Macrodantin Bad Reaction When Will It Leave? racing heart
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Macrodantin & Amoxicillin
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Macrodantin side effects
I have itchy skin after taking Macrodantin for a week. Is there anything I can do to alleviate this and how long will th... 1 reply
Macrodantin from dentist
My dentist has prescribed macrodantin for a tooth infection but I have read that it is for urinary infections. Has he gi... 1 reply
Macrodantin effect on blood presure
I am taking macrodantin for a urinary-urethra infection. I have quickly shown a large increase in blood pressure. I also... 1 reply
Macrodantin 50mg Capsules
can i use macrodantin for an infection i have in my gumes ## Macrodantin contains the active ingredient Nitrofurantoin, ... 1 reply
Macrodantin and Blood Donation
I am on Macrodantin as a maintenence drug for urinary tract infections. I need to know if I can still donate blood while...
macrodantin and loratadine histamine
I have just been prescribed Macrodantin for a UTI, 5 hours after taking this, I have shortness of breath a little bit of...






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