Drug interactions between Cystex and nitrofurantoin
|Cystex (benzoic acid/methenamine/sodium salicylate)|
Interactions between your drugs
There were no interactions found in our database between Cystex and nitrofurantoin - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
A total of 505 drugs (2753 brand and generic names) are known to interact with Cystex.
- Cystex is in the drug class urinary anti-infectives.
- Nitrofurantoin is a member of the drug class urinary anti-infectives.
- Nitrofurantoin is used to treat the following conditions:
Drug and food interactions
Therapeutic duplication warnings
Therapeutic duplication is the use of more than one medicine from the same drug category or therapeutic class to treat the same condition. This can be intentional in cases where drugs with similar actions are used together for demonstrated therapeutic benefit. It can also be unintentional in cases where a patient has been treated by more than one doctor, or had prescriptions filled at more than one pharmacy, and can have potentially adverse consequences.
The recommended maximum number of medicines in the 'urinary anti-infectives' category to be taken concurrently is usually one. Your list includes two medicines belonging to the 'urinary anti-infectives' category:
- methenamine (active ingredient in Cystex (benzoic acid/methenamine/sodium salicylate))
Note: The benefits of taking this combination of medicines may outweigh any risks associated with therapeutic duplication. This information does not take the place of talking to your doctor. Always check with your healthcare provider to determine if any adjustments to your medications are needed.
Drug Interaction Classification
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Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.