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Nitrofurantoin (Macrodantin) Summary

Description: A urinary anti-infective agent effective against most gram-positive and gram-negative organisms. Although sulfonamides and antibiotics are usually the agents of choice for urinary tract infections, nitrofurantoin is widely used for prophylaxis and long-term suppression.

Also Known As: Macrodantin; Furadantine; Furadoine; Furadonine; Furantoin Show All >>

Networked: 731 relevant articles (47 outcomes, 58 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Nitrofurantoin is Relevant

  1. Urinary Tract Infections (Urinary Tract Infection) : 20 outcomes 30 studies in 225 results
  2. Infection : 9 outcomes 11 studies in 107 results
  3. Bacteriuria : 7 outcomes 4 studies in 38 results
  4. Cystitis : 4 outcomes 3 studies in 41 results
  5. Pyelonephritis : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 17 results
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Drugs Related to Nitrofurantoin

  1. Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole Combination (Co-Trimoxazole)
  2. Trimethoprim (Proloprim)
  3. Ciprofloxacin (Cipro)
  4. Fosfomycin
  5. Ampicillin (Omnipen)
  6. bismuth subsalicylate (Pepto-bismol)
  7. Norfloxacin
  8. Amoxicillin (Wymox)
  9. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)
  10. Cephalexin (Cefalexin)
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Therapies Related to Nitrofurantoin

  1. Antibiotic Prophylaxis
  2. Transplants (Transplant)
  3. Stents
  4. Catheters
  5. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
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