14 patient evaluations for Nitrofurantoin

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Aug 13, 2018 (Started Aug 05, 2018)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for UTI symptoms)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Twice daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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May 20, 2018 (Started May 16, 2018)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for UTI symptoms)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Twice daily

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Sep 28, 2016 (Started Apr 06, 2015)

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

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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 urinary tract infection)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for frequent urination)
  • 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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Sep 22, 2012 (Started Sep 18, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for urinary tract infection)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (numbness and tingling with pins and needles)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Take with food and a lot of fluids
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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Mar 4, 2012 (Started Feb 26, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for urinary tract infection)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (diarrhea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 150 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 14, 2011 (Started Jul 08, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bladder problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: On 100 mgs nocte for 3 months only to prevent re occurance of urinary tract infection as I got 6 infections this year alone. I hope to be okay after this.

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