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    Brand Name: MACRODANTIN

    Generic Name: Nitrofurantoin

    Generic for Macrodantin* (Nitrofurantoin) is an oral antibiotic medicine used to treat urinary tract infections caused by various types of bacteria. Nitrofurantoin works by stopping the growth of bacteria. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor. Read More>>

     
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    • Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
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What is Generic for Macrodantin* used for?

Generic for Macrodantin* (Nitrofurantoin) is an oral antibiotic medicine used to treat urinary tract infections caused by various types of bacteria. Nitrofurantoin works by stopping the growth of bacteria. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.

What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Macrodantin*?

The dosage of Generic for Macrodantin* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.

Generic for Macrodantin* can be taken along with food or milk.

What if you miss a dose of Generic for Macrodantin*?

If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Macrodantin* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.

What if you overdose on Generic forr Macrodantin*?

Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Macrodantin*, seek medical attention immediately.

What other drugs could interact with Generic for Macrodantin*?

  • Choline magnesium salicylate
  • Magnesium salicylate
  • Probenecid
  • Sulfinpyrazone

It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Macrodantin*.

Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Macrodantin*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.

Generic for Macrodantin* can interact with quinolone antibiotics.

Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.

What are the side effects of Generic for Macrodantin*?

Like other medicines, Generic for Macrodantin* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Macrodantin* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.

It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Macrodantin* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Macrodantin* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.

Generic for Macrodantin* can cause side effects such as shortness of breath, blurred vision, vaginal itching, headache, rash, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, diarrhea, gas, constipation, and abdominal pain. This is not a complete list of all side effects.Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Macrodantin*.

What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Macrodantin*?

Is it possible for me to take Generic for Macrodantin* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Macrodantin*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Macrodantin*?
How will Generic for Macrodantin* work in my body?
How should Generic for Macrodantin* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Macrodantin* drug interactions and side effects?

Note

The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Macrodantin* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.

 

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