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What is the difference between Macrobid and Macrodantin?

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kaismama 15 Jan 2014

Just the name.

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niniteerx 17 Apr 2015

please don't answer questions that you have little or no knowledge of the correct answer

DzooBaby 15 Jan 2014

Macrobid is a longer acting time release formula taken twice a day and macrodantin is the regular immediate release and needs to be taken more often-usually 4 times a day. They are both nitrofurantoin.

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DzooBaby 15 Jan 2014

the only difference is how they release.

niniteerx 17 Apr 2015

Macrobid is in macrocrystal form as opposed to microcrystals. The larger crystal form takes longer to be absorbed and excreted thus the twice daily as opposed to 4 times daily dosing!

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