Nitrofurantoin is an antibiotic which is mainly used to treat urinary tract infections, more commonly known as Cystitis.
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How to take Nitrofurantoin
Take One Capsule TWICE a day (one in morning and one in the evening) for 3 days. Swallow each tablet whole with a meal and glass of water OR a glass of milk.
During the 3-day course your symptoms should improve gradually.
Side effects of Nitrofurantoin
The common side effects are very mild and do stop when you stop taking the medication:
- Stomach ache
- Nausea/being sick
- Rashes on the skin
- Inflamed Salivary glands and pancreas.
- Colour of urine changes slightly
If You experience any of the following side effects, please seek GP advice immediately:
- Mood Swings
- Blurred Vision
- Severe Headaches
- Short of breath
What drugs interact with Nitrofurantoin?
- Oral contraceptives
- Typhoid vaccines
- Medicine which slows down digestion
- Medicine used to treat gout
- Medicine which makes urine less acidic
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