What is Nitrofurantoin Mono Mac?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Nitrofurantoin

Mono Mac is a commonly used name for nitrofurantoin, an antibiotic that is used to prevent and treat urinary tract infections caused by susceptible strains of E. coli, S. aureus, Enterococcus, Klebsiella, and Enterobacter.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
UTI symptoms 4 3
Prevent infection 2 1
Bladder problems 1 0
UTI (Urinary Tract Infection) 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 4

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Nitrofurantoin Mono Mac

Side effect Patients
Yeast Infection (candida) 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Nitrofurantoin Mono Mac

Dosage Patients
100 mg daily 2

Why patients stopped taking Nitrofurantoin Mono Mac

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 3
Did not seem to work 1
Doctor's advice 1
See all 4 patients who’ve stopped taking Nitrofurantoin Mono Mac

Duration

Currently taking Nitrofurantoin Mono Mac

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Nitrofurantoin Mono Mac

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
6 months - 1 year 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 3
Not specified 2
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1 patient evaluation for Nitrofurantoin Mono Mac

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Coribear
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Coribear
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: severe
I am: n
I have:
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See Coribear's full Nitrofurantoin Mono Mac history

Jun 22, 2010 (Started Nov 23, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for prevent UTI when I cath)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for UTI symptoms)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Yeast Infection (candida))
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Taking antibiotics long term makes them not work any more and stopping made my body swell with yeast very bad.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Yeast Infection (candida)

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