| Nitrofurantoin, Furadantin, Furalan, Furatoin, Macrobid, Macrodantin
Nitrofurantoin is an antibiotic drug useful in the treatment of cystitis.
anemia, chills, cough, dyspnea, elevated hepatic enzymes, eosinophilia, exfoliative dermatitis, fever, headache, hemolysis, hepatitis, interstitial pneumonitis, jaundice, maculopapular rash, nausea/vomiting, peripheral neuropathy, pruritus, pulmonary fibrosis, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, urine discoloration,
Magnesium trisilicate appears to decrease the absorption of Nitrofurantoin. Avoid the combination or take separately.
Probiotics replace normal intestinal bacteria, which may reduce the side effect of diarrhea associated with antibiotics.
Sacchromyces boulardii may prevent antibiotic-related diarrhea.
Antibiotics may cause vitamin K deficiency by destroying the beneficial bacteria that produce it.
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