Nitrofurantoin is used for treating and preventing bladder infections due to certain bacteria. Nitrofurantoin can be an antibiotic for specific used in the urinary tract. It works by killing sensitive bacteria.
Use Nitrofurantoin as directed from your doctor.
Ask your doctor any queries you might have about how exactly to utilize Nitrofurantoin.
Store Nitrofurantoin at room temperature, between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Nitrofurantoin out of the reach of youngsters and from pets.
All medicines may cause unwanted side effects, but a majority of individuals have no, or minor, negative effects.
Check with your doctor if these most common negative effects persist or become bothersome:
Gas; headache; decrease of appetite; mild diarrhea; nausea.
Seek medical attention right away if any of these severe side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness inside the chest; swelling from the mouth, face, lips, or tongue; unusual hoarseness); bloody or watery stools; bluish skin or nails; blurred vision or another vision changes; butterfly-shaped rash about the nose and cheeks; confusion; joint or muscle pain; mood or mental changes (eg, depression); persistent feeling of being unwell; persistent headache; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; severe or persistent diarrhea; severe stomach pain or cramps; signs and symptoms of liver problems (eg, yellowing from the eyes or skin, pale stools, severe or persistent nausea or decrease of appetite, stomach pain); signs and symptoms of lung problems (eg, fever, chills, chest pain, difficulty breathing, unusual or persistent cough); tingling, numbness, or burning of the hands or feet; unusual bruising or bleeding; unusual tiredness or weakness.
This is not an entire report on all negative effects that could occur. If you might have questions on unwanted effects, contact your medical provider.
Do NOT use Nitrofurantoin if:
Contact your medical professional or doctor right away if these affect you.
Some medical ailments may interact with Nitrofurantoin. Tell your physician or pharmacist if you have any health concerns, especially if any from the following sign up for you:
Some medicines may connect to Nitrofurantoin. Tell your doctor should you be taking another medicines, especially any in the following:
This might not be a complete list of all interactions which could occur. Ask your doctor if Nitrofurantoin may interact with other medicines that you simply take. Check with your medical provider before you start, stop, or customize the dose of the medicine.
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