Macrodantin Nitrofurantoin Macrocrystals and/or alternatives

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Nitrofurantoin Macrocrystals 50mg

Generic Alternative to Macrodantin 50mg
Marketed as Nitrofurantoin in Canada Manufacturer: AA Pharma Source Country : Canada
Shipped from : Canada

Nitrofurantoin Macrocrystals 50mg

Generic Alternative to Macrodantin 50mg
Marketed as Teva-Furantoin in Canada Manufacturer: Teva Source Country : Canada

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Nitrofurantoin Macrocrystals 100mg

Generic Alternative to Macrodantin 100mg
Marketed as Teva-Furantoin in Canada Manufacturer: Teva Source Country : Canada
Shipped from : Canada
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Description of Macrodantin

Macrodantin is an antibiotic with the generic name nitrofurantoin. You can buy Macrodantin for the treatment of urinary tract infections. The drug works by fighting and killing the infection-causing bacteria.

Your doctor may also prescribe Macrodantin for other medical conditions. This medicine is available in the form of oral capsules, with the following dosage strengths- Macrodantin 25mg, Macrodantin 50mg and Macrodantin 100mg.

Indications & Dosage of Macrodantin

Macrodantin is specifically indicated for treating urinary tract infections that are caused by staphylococcus aureus, erterococci and Escherichia coli bacteria, apart from certain forms of bacteria that belong to the Enterobacter and Klebsiella species. Macrodantin is not indicated for treating perinephric abscesses or pyelonephritis.

The dosage and duration of treatment with Macrodantin would be determined by your doctor, and you must follow your doctor’s instructions exactly. Never take a dose that is larger than what has been prescribed, as it may result in an overdose.

Each capsule of Macrodantin must be taken along with water and food. You must continue taking Macrodantin for the prescribed duration, even if you feel better and your symptoms have cleared.

The recommended dosage of Macrodantin for adult patients is 50-100mg four times a day. In case of pediatric patients, the dosage is determined according to the patient’s weight. 5mg to 7mg of Macrodantin spread over four doses per day is usually prescribed for every kg of the child’s weight. If the patient is below one month of age, however, then Macrodantin is not indicated.

Side Effects & Interactions of Macrodantin

Macrodantin is known to cause certain severe side effects in rare cases. Some of them are given below:

  • Severe diarrhea that is bloody
  • Sudden chest discomfort or pain, dry and hacking cough
  • Running out of breath, shortness of breath
  • Tingling sensation, numbness and pain in the feet and hands (signs of peripheral neuropathy)
  • Unusual weight loss, body aches, chills and fever
  • Severe headache, dizziness, vision problems, ringing in the ears, eye pain
  • Patchy skin color, peeling skin, red spots, severe blistering and red skin rashes

Macrodantin is also known to cause mild side effects, such as those given below:

  • Vaginal discharge or itching
  • Brownish, rust colored urine
  • Mild diarrhea
  • Stomach upset, vomiting

Macrodantin may interact with other drugs, especially those given below:

  • Gout medicines, like probenecid
  • Choline magnesium salicylate
  • Magnesium salicylate

Warnings & Precautions of Macrodantin

You must never buy Macrodantin if you have previously suffered from an allergic reaction to it or if you suffer from urination problems, kidney problems, liver problems or if you have a history of jaundice. If you are pregnant, you must avoid taking Macrodantin during the last 2-4 weeks of pregnancy. It is best if you consult with your doctor during this condition and discuss the risks involved before you start or continue taking Macrodantin. Before you buy Macrodantin, you must inform your doctor if you suffer from diabetes, anemia, kidney disease, electrolyte imbalance, vitamin deficiency or genetic enzyme deficiency.

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