14 patient evaluations for Nitrofurantoin

Sep 7, 2016 (Started Jul 19, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for neurogenic bladder)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (destroys gut biome)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg M,W,F
Advice & Tips: My urologist says long-term Macrobid can cause pulmonary fibrosis. to me it didn't make sense to destroy my gut biome every day
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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May 16, 2014 (Started May 09, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for frequent urination)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for urinary tract infection)
  • Side effects
    Mild (nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 10, 2014 (Started May 09, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for urinary tract infection)
  • Side effects
    Mild (nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Nov 10, 2013 (Started Jan 21, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Prevent infection)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: Take regularly-6 am 12 MD 6 pm and 12 MN if possible .( Like you would in hospital). And ask GP to prolong treatment if no improvement by day 6-you may need few more days.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 19, 2013 (Started Jan 21, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Prevent infection)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Space out 6 horly if poss and ask to extend course if no improvement x day 5/6

Apr 20, 2013 (Started Jan 21, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Prevent infection)
  • Side effects
    Mild (tiredness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Had started antibiotic forgetting NOT to take Cranberry caps as it interfears with it. Stopped mid way through same on advice of MS Nurse Specialist. Brainfog!!!
Cost: < $25 monthly

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