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Pyelonephritis is an ascending urinary tract infection that has reached the pyelum or pelvis of the kidney. It is a form of nephr...
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Cipro 963 Macrobid 419 Bactrim 306
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Cipro vs Macrobid for Kidney Infection

Cipro
VS.
Macrobid
Other name: Ciprofloxacin (Ciprofloxacin)
Other name: Nitrofurantoin (Nitrofurantoin)
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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...
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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...
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Allergies
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Fever
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Nausea
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Tiredness
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Anxiety
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Ulcerative Colitis
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Headaches
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Depression
2
Weakness
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10
Yeast Infection
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5
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Tiredness
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Blood In My Urine
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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...
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About Macrobid
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...
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ut me on Cipro....no result. Finally put me on Macrobid w...
" ...I was put on cefuroxime, no result. They then put me on Cipro....no result. Finally put me on Macrobid which seemed to be working well. Last Sunday I hemorragged ...have about 2 days of macrobid left... "

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the pain is gettingworse, and i'm getting major cramps in...
" ...about 2 weeks ago. took macrobid for 5 days. pain ...so i've been on cipro since friday april 11. but the pain is getting worse, and i'm getting major cramps in my bladder when ...about 30 minutes after i... "

been on Cipro before and it didn't work, like i said......
" I have 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 quickly. I've ...doses and... "

f UTIs. I am allergic to Cipro and was put on Macrobid f...
" ...get quite a bit of UTIs. I am allergic to Cipro and was put on Macrobid for 10 days. A week after completing the Macrobid; I developed hives, which have lasted for ...particular antibiotics or sulfa... "

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was put on Cipro. That didn't work either. Then Macrobid....
" ...2 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 Doxycicline... "

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UTI later and was put on Cipro- it worked SO much better...
" ...July and was prescribed Macrobid. I've been on antibiotics before for other things but this was the WORST antibiotic I have ever ...taking this, please do. I had another UTI later and was put on Cipro-... "

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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... "

Usually I get cipro and it gets much better in 24 hours....
" Thanks! Usually I get cipro and it gets much better in 24 hours. Can't ...that while TTC so they gave me Macrobid but its getting worse!... "

o nitrofurantoin and cipro. pt allergic to sulfa. th...
" pyelonephritis with nitrofurantoin? SDN Members don't see this ...(About Ads) can you use macrobid in pt with clinical presentation ...revealed... "

several years ago and took Cipro many, many times after I...
" ...several years ago and took Cipro many, many times after ...I developed a life-threatening allergic reaction to Macrobid after taking it... "

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