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Cipro

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Other Names: Ciprofloxacin   Ciproxin   Ciprodex   Ciloxan

Macrobid

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Other Names: Nitrofurantoin
Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 53,756 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2 out of 5
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Ciprofloxacin (International Nonproprietary Name) is a synthetic chemotherapeutic antibiotic of the fluoroquinolone drug class.It is a second-generation quinolone antibacterial. It kills bacteria by interfering with the enzymes that cause DNA to rewind a... Read more on Wikipedia
Nitrofurantoin is an antibiotic which is marketed under the following brand names Furadantin, Macrobid, Macrodantin, Nitrofur Mac, Nitro Macro, Nifty-SR, Martifur-MR, Martifur-100 (in India), 'Urantoin... Read more on Wikipedia
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By elizabeth Hammond
December 1, 2014
elizabeth Hammond wrote
sores in mouth while on Cipro
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By retired and happy
February 9, 2014
retired and happy wrote
cipro and herpes2
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By enujgg
November 9, 2013
enujgg wrote
Blisters
I never heard of Cipro causing blisters but I know Cipro is for infections below the diaphragm. I wouldn't think Cipro would be good for chest infections.
Catherine  |  September 24, 2014
why are you on steroids for such a long time. I think maybe the mixture of the 2 different medicines could be causing you a reaction. what you can do is go to a pharmacy and ask a pharmacist if this could be a reaction to the 2 different meds taken together. Also you should try to slowly get yourself off of steroids. SLOWLY
catty  |  May 27, 2014
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By osodelnorte
November 7, 2013
osodelnorte wrote
Macrobid
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By Aurora
September 6, 2013
Aurora wrote
black stools
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August 28, 2013
macrobid wrote
mother
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By silentvalley
August 15, 2013
silentvalley wrote
cipro side effets
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What patients are saying about Cipro + Macrobid + Kidney Infection

43 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
but the pain is getting worse, and i'm getting major cramps...
...ago. took macrobid for ...been on cipro since friday april 11. but the pain is getting worse, and i'm getting major cramps in my ...minutes after i urinate. shouldn't the cipro be working ...
been on Cipro before and it didn't work, like i said......
...been on Cipro before and it didn't work, like i said... I have a history of these :/. The last time I had a UTI, Macrobid is what they gave me and it worked well and ...the burning is gone... so...
of UTIs. I am allergic to Cipro and was put on Macrobid...
...of UTIs. I am allergic to Cipro and was put on Macrobid for 10 days. A week after completing the Macrobid; I developed hives, ...Also, if I develop another infection, is there...
was put on Cipro. That didn't work either. Then Macrobid....
...months ago. I was on Augmentin during the procedure. I tested ...After another urince culture, I was put on Cipro. That didn't work either. Then Macrobid. Didn't help. Finally they tried Dox...
UTI later and was put on Cipro- it worked SO much better...
...was prescribed Macrobid. I've been on antibiotics before for other things but this was the WORST antibiotic I ...please do. I had another UTI later and was put on Cipro- it worked SO much better...
me cipro. Cipro causes confusion/psych symptoms in me. I'm...
...post Ellie! When my doc took the macrobid she gave me cipro. Cipro causes confusion/psych symptoms in me. I'm sorry...
to nitrofurantoin and cipro. pt allergic to sulfa....
...nitrofurantoin? SDN Members don't ...Ads) can you use macrobid in pt with clinical ...sensitive to nitrofurantoin and cipro. pt alle...
several years ago and took Cipro many, many times after I...
...years ago and took Cipro many, many times after I developed a life-threatening allergic reaction to Macrobid after taking it...
I have been on 500mg cipro, and 250mg flagyl- twice a day...
...have been on 500mg cipro, and 250mg ...help. Cipro and macrobid are what works for my pouchitis. Good luck....
a long time. It works as well as Cipro and is a lot less...
Macrobid has been around for a long time. It works as well as Cipro and is a lot less expensive. If taken on...
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