Nitrofurantoin

Does Nitrofurantoin Cause Diarrhea?

As an antibiotic, nitrofurantoin can influence the balance of bacteria in your gut microbiome and cause an upset stomach. Knowing this, nitrofurantoin can cause diarrhea.  However, there are steps you can take to prevent diarrhea while taking nitrofurantoin, such as taking probiotics and avoiding foods that irritate your stomach.  Key Takeaways: Table of Contents Overview… Continue reading Does Nitrofurantoin Cause Diarrhea?

Jessica Guht Nov. 15, 2023

Does Nitrofurantoin Cause Diarrhea?
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Does Nitrofurantoin Have Sulfa?

Those with allergies to medicines often have to be aware of other medications they can be allergic to because of shared ingredients. Concerns such as this may cause someone with a sulfa allergy to wonder if they can take nitrofurantoin.  Nitrofurantoin does not belong to the sulfa class of antibiotics and therefore does not contain… Continue reading Does Nitrofurantoin Have Sulfa?

Jessica Guht Nov. 14, 2023

Does Nitrofurantoin Have Sulfa?
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Can You Crush Nitrofurantoin?

We’ve all been prescribed pills before and wondered how we’re possibly going to be able to swallow them. Whether because of the size of your pill or any conditions you have that make swallowing difficult, it can interfere with your ability to take medication.  In this situation, it may seem logical to crush up the… Continue reading Can You Crush Nitrofurantoin?

Jessica Guht Nov. 14, 2023

Can You Crush Nitrofurantoin?
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Can Nitrofurantoin Cause Stomach Pain?

When we’re sick, the last thing we want is the medication we take to feel better to backfire and make us feel worse. Unfortunately, some side effects are common with antibiotics, but it’s important to know when something extends beyond “normal.” One such antibiotic is nitrofurantoin, which has common side effects of nausea, gas, constipation,… Continue reading Can Nitrofurantoin Cause Stomach Pain?

Jessica Guht Nov. 13, 2023

Can Nitrofurantoin Cause Stomach Pain?
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Does Nitrofurantoin Contain Penicillin?

Nitrofurantoin is an antibiotic prescribed to treat UTIs. Since penicillin can also treat UTIs, it’s natural for those with a penicillin allergy to wonder if nitrofurantoin contains penicillin, but it does not. Furthermore, nitrofurantoin is safe for those with a penicillin allergy. Continue reading to learn more about nitrofurantoin and what antibiotics to avoid if… Continue reading Does Nitrofurantoin Contain Penicillin?

Jessica Guht Nov. 09, 2023

Does Nitrofurantoin Contain Penicillin?
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Macrobid for UTI: Everything You Should Know!

A UTI is an unpleasant infection of the urinary tract that can cause painful, urgent, and frequent urination. Antibiotics are the only true way to treat a UTI, and Macrobid is one of the most commonly prescribed. Continue reading for more information on the type of UTI Macrobid can treat, the side effects to be… Continue reading Macrobid for UTI: Everything You Should Know!

Jessica Guht Jan. 20, 2023

Macrobid for UTI: Everything You Should Know!