3 patient evaluations for Nitrofurantoin taken for the purpose of 'Prevent infection' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Major

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Sep 28, 2016 (Started Apr 06, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Prevent infection)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for UTI symptoms)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

May 28, 2012 (Started Sep 30, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Prevent infection)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I stopped taking this because one of my doctors said that prolong use can cause the lungs to reduce functioning. But I took for quite a few years and did not have issues that I am aware of.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 10, 2009 (Started Jul 01, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Prevent infection)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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