4 patient evaluations for Nitrofurantoin taken for the purpose of 'Prevent infection'

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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

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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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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

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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

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