Nitrofurantoin also known as Macrobid is an antibacterial agent that is used solely for treating Urinary Tract infections. This specific antibiotic is used to treat strains of Escherichia Coli or Staphylococcus Saprophyticus.  

You must Inform your doctor if you have kidney disease before starting this medication.

How Should I Use This Medicine?

Take this medicine by mouth with a glass of water. Follow the directions on your prescription label. Take this medicine with food or milk. Take your medicine at regular intervals. Do not take your medicine more often than directed. Do not stop taking except on your physician’s advice.

Over dosage: If you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once.  

Where Should I Keep My Medicine?

Keep out of reach of children. Store at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C). Protect from light. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.

What Should I Watch For While Using This Medicine?

Tell your doctor or health care professional if your symptoms do not improve or if you get new symptoms. Drink several glasses of water a day. For women: antibiotics can weaken the effects of oral birth control pills, please use alternative birth control until you have finished your medication and have your next period.

NOTE: This is a summary. It does not cover all possible information. If you have questions about this medicine, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider. For a full list of possible side effects visit www.drugs.com