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Does anyone know anything about an antibiotic called Nitrofurantoin?

Posted 4 May 2012 by benz13 5 answers

After being prescribed Cipro and Toviaz for a Urinary Tract Infection that spread to the bladder and ended up as a kidney infection its now been almost two weeks and I have had NO RELIEF. Went to ER they said continue with the Cipro, however since I am still not feeling any better my doctor called ...

Nitrofurantoin - Is Macrobid part of the penicillin family?

Posted 5 May 2015 by jnbjones1 1 answer

I have been told I have streptococcus agalactiae (10,000) and am on Microbid but I understand that penicillin is the best drug for this. Should I ask a doctor t change my medicine? I am not allergic to penicillin.

Urinary Tract Infection - Anyone else afraid to have sex because of UTI?

Posted 16 Mar 2016 by 1976er 7 answers

I have had so many, all after sex. Literally dozens over the past five years. I have the infections more under control now (none since November) and take nitrofurantoin as a prophylactic, but I can't shake the feelings of dread and paranoia around having sex. It is like someone tasered me ...

Macrodantin - Is nitrofurantoin "related" to sulfa drugs?

Posted 18 Jul 2011 by Lucy Curtis 1 answer

I am allergic to sulfa drugs and had a severe reaction to nitrofurantoin after taking 14 days. It occured a couple of days later.

Nitrofurantoin - buttock and thigh pain?

Posted 22 Feb 2017 by NatsH90 0 answers

Yesterday I went to the Dr for a really bad uti. I also mentioned that I had one at Xmas and was only prescriped a 3 day course which wasn't effective enough. She gave me the alternative nitrofurantoin (the type I received from the pharmacy are called Genfura) after feeling better yesterday ...

Nitrofurantoin side effect..what should I do?

Posted 11 Feb 2017 by altmrkd0000 1 answer

I have uti so i started to take nitrofurantoin and on 4th day of taking it i am getting rashes that are really itchy just like mosquito bites and they are spreading. I still have uti symptoms i don't know if i should keep on taking it or is friday night so i can't even contact ...

Nitrofurantoin - I wanna know if anybody has had the same symptoms and what to do?

Posted 15 Dec 2016 by Missyb635 4 answers

Three years ago I was given this prescription and I recall being in the hospital for a day and was later just diagnosed with back pain which was totally not the case I thought I was dehydrated. Having leg cramps uncontrollable body shakes tremors head spinning couldn't walk . I go to the ...

What antibiotics are used to treat UTI?

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Can nitrofurantoin help treat eczema?

Posted 20 Jan 2017 by Montana30 0 answers

After a severe allergic reaction to nitrofurantoin, are there any similar drugs I should avoid too?

Posted 5 Jan 2017 by Mjs6852 0 answers

Neither doctors nor google have given me a straight answer on this. I know I had a similar but less severe reaction as an infant (erythema multiforme and swelling of the extremities), but my parents never figured out the cause. I'm wondering if it was some similar drug I should be aware of and ...

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