What is nitrofurantoin bid?

Not Medical Advice: Nitrofurantoin is trading under the brand names, Macrobid, Macrodantin and Furadantin.

Nitrofurantoin is an antibiotic used to treat urinary tract infections caused by several types of bacteria. It is effective against E. Coli, Enterobacter cystitis, Enterococcus, Klebsiella, and Staphylococcus aureus.

The Macrobid brand of nitrofurantoin is a hard gelatin capsule shell containing the equivalent of 100 mg of nitrofurantoin in the form of 25 mg of nitrofurantoin macrocrystals and 75 mg of nitrofurantoin monohydrate. Learn more at MedicineNet.com.

In health buzz, a comprehensive report released by the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, "Antibiotic Resistance Threats In The United States 2013," highlights the growing pandemic of superbugs that have out-evolved even the best antibiotics. Read more at The Huffington Post.

Updated on Friday, September 20 2013 at 11:57AM EDT
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