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Cipro

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/ 53,668 posts
Other Names: Ciprofloxacin   Ciproxin   Ciprodex   Ciloxan

Macrodantin

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/ 1,592 posts
Other Names: Nitrofurantoin   Furadantin
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 53,668 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 1,592 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
Learn more
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 retired and happy
February 9, 2014
retired and happy wrote
cipro and herpes2
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By enujgg
November 9, 2013
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Blisters
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September 6, 2013
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black stools
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cipro side effets
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What patients are saying about Cipro vs. Macrodantin

208 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
i was changed from cipro to macrodantin. i have been...
...with a staph infection. i was changed from cipro to macrodantin. i have been taking the macrodantin for 3 days now and i feel no better. I HAVE NEVER HAD so many headaches and so much nausea....
to cipro and partially resistant to macrodantin so i'm...
...resistant to cipro and partially resistant to macrodantin so i'm ...script for macrodantin to take ...me. i am also interested in anything that others have found to prevent this cycle of u...
and another will be resistant to cipro. It seems...
...5-7 day dose of cipro or macrodantin but then the infection ...will be resistant to macrodantin and another will be resistant to cipro. It seems like multi ...frequency. Also, the cipro wil...
he/she went from Bactrim to Cipro to Macrodantin?????????...
...Macrodantin if it's also called Nitrofurantoin then yes I took it. But the side effects were really really bad for me. But not everyone goes through it but that antis as a long term medication is o...
called and said they were changing it to generic Macrodantin...
...one she had. To remind you of who I'm talking about, she has had two strokes, heart problems, and now dementia, and is bed-ridden. My sister and I have been taking care of her, but last week m...
because I'm allergic to Cipro and sulfa drugs. ...
...antibiotics.  I take Macrodantin because I'm allergic to Cipro and sulfa drugs. ...
When I take Cipro I have no adverse reaction but it doesn't...
...for about 2 months trying to get rid of a nasty UTI. When I take Cipro I have no adverse reaction but it doesn't kill the UTI. When I'm on Macrodantin my lower intestines cramp. The Macrodantin...
When I take Cipro I have no adverse reaction but it doesn't...
...nasty UTI. When I take Cipro I have no adverse reaction but it doesn't kill the UTI. When I'm on Macrodantin my lower intestines cramp. The Macrodantin isn't working either ...with my cramps?...
for every germ. I was given macrodantin early on (30 years...
...good for every germ. I was given macrodantin early on (30 years ...Cipro. I stuck with Cipro over the years because it seemed to help. (helped also with mucking ...misery on Cipro, macroda...
I did take Cipro for a UTI, it went away very quickly....
Cipro worked very well for me ...When I did take Cipro for a UTI, it went away very quickly. That being said, I'm now taking Macrodantin every day and getting the same effects with...
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