Nitrofurantoin MR 100mg (MacroBID)
Nitrofurantoin is an antibiotic that can be used to treat and prevent urinary tract infections, such as cystitis. This antibiotic works by entering the cells of the bacteria and damaging the genetic material so that they cannot reproduce.
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What is Nitrofurantoin?
Nitrofurantoin is an antibiotic medication used to treat infections in the bladder, kidney but it is mostly known to treat urinary tract infections (UTIs).
How does it work?
The capsules contain the active substance nitrofurantoin in a macrocrystalline form which kills the infection and ensures the bacteria causing the infection cannot reproduce
Is Nitrofurantoin suitable for me?
Nitrofurantoin may not be suitable for you if you have a history of allergic reactions, problems with your kidneys, if you have diabetes or anaemia or if you suffer from an illness that causes severe weakness.
All medications can cause potential side effects, below we have listed some potential side effects, however, these do not always occur.
Disclaimer: This website does not constitute as medical advice, you should also consult with a doctor before taking medication. If you experience any major reactions to any medication you are taking, you must seek immediate medical attention.
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Commonly Used Dosage Guidelines for Nitrofurantoin.
One twice daily for three days started at the onset of symptoms. Please follow these instructions which may differ from patient informative leaflet.
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Nitrofurantoin MR 100mg (MacroBID) Patient Leaflet
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How does Nitrofurantoin treat a UTI?
Nitrofurantoin works by killing bacteria that cause the infection. It is important to finish the entire course of medication, even if you feel better. Stopping the medication early may allow the infection to come back.
What king of drug is Nitrofurantoin?
Nitrofurantoin is an antibiotic. It is used to treat urinary tract infections.
Is this medication suitable for me?
Please get in touch with a doctor if you are unsure what medication is suitable for you. You can also complete our online consultation form to check your eligibility for the product.
How is the medication delivered?
All orders placed before 14:00 from Monday to Friday will be dispatched that day. The orders are sent using 24 Hour Tracked delivery provided by Royal Mail. Items will usually arrive the very next day after the order has been placed. We also provide tracking for your orders to check the status and location of your parcel. All our medication is packaged in plain confidential padded white or brown envelopes. This ensures that your orders are discreet, and the content of the orders will be for your eyes only.
Can I use Nitrofurantoin and drink alcohol?
No, you should not drink alcohol while taking Nitrofurantoin. Alcohol can increase the risk of side effects. If you experience any side effects, be sure to contact your doctor.
How quickly does Nitrofurantoin work for a UTI?
It typically takes Nitrofurantoin 2 to 3 days to work for a UTI. However, some people may experience relief from their symptoms within 24 hours. If your symptoms do not improve or they get worse, be sure to contact your doctor.
How do I order my medication?
Some products only require an online consultation which approximately takes 1 minute to complete, enabling you to then buy the product. Other products will also require a prescription; in this case, you will need to complete the online consultation, and then one of our partner pharmacy prescribers or doctors will review the online consultation questions and approve the order for delivery if you are eligible to purchase the item.
Can I cancel or return my order?
For non-medicinal products, you are eligible to return the product within 14 days of receipt in the same packaging you received. For medicinal products, you are eligible to cancel the order only until it has been dispatched. From that point forward, you are no longer eligible to return the order.
You have the right to cancel your order for medication up to the point when your medication is dispatched.