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
Prevent infection 2 2
Urinary tract infection 2 1
Bladder problems 1 0
Difficulty urinating (dysuria) 1 0

  • 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 0
Mild 0
None 5

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Nitrofurantoin Mono Mac

Side effect Patients

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
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Nitrofurantoin Mono Mac

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 3
6 months - 1 year 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 5
Usually 0
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 0
Not at all hard to take 5
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 3
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Nitrofurantoin Mono Mac.