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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 1,149
Macrobid 475
Bactrim 364
Last Update February 13, 2016
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Cipro vs Macrobid for Kidney Infection

Cipro
VS.
Macrobid
Other name: Ciprofloxacin Ciprofloxacin
Other name: Nitrofurantoin Nitrofurantoin
Satisfaction Score
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2.6
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.5
Slightly Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Kidney Infection
2.8
Concern level
3.4
Helpfulness
for Kidney Infection
1.8
Concern level
3.4
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UTI
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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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Top Concerns
Cip
Allergies
7
Fever
6
Nausea
5
Tiredness
4
Anxiety
3
Ulcerative Colitis
3
Headaches
2
Depression
2
Stomach Pain
2
Cramping
2
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Allergies
10
Nausea
6
Yeast Infection
6
Fever
5
Cramping
4
Tiredness
4
Blood in My Urine
3
Diarrhea
3
Headaches
3
Back Pain
3
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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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eaction to it. Still trying to get rid of the hives ras...
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" Quoting Just Andria:\" I just got out of the hospital for uti and kidney infection. Not sure what the ...Last week they gave me macrobid and I had horrible side affects and an allergic reaction to it.... "

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was resistant to cipro so it would not have worked anyway....
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" ...want to give me cipro, well good thing I waited for the culture because the bacteria I had was resistant to cipro so it would not have worked anyway. I have a UTI ...I was put on macrobid but ended up... "

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allergic to cipro and recently developed allergic reaction...
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" i'm allergic to cipro and recently developed allergic reaction ...to sulfa meds. but i have previously had good results from Bactrim, also Macrobid is also good for UTI's (but i'm not a doc--just had... "

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een on Cipro,azithromyicin,rocephin(IV),Bactrim,K eflex ,...
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" ...Ive had a kidney infection for about 2 weeks now started out lower back pain,progressed to urinating blood, progressed to not being able to go. I've been on Cipro,azithromyicin,rocephin(IV),Bactrim,K... "

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levaquin, severe pain in the bottoms of my feet from cipro...
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" I have been on Macrobid for 9 weeks now with no problems. However, I've had severe issues with pennecillian, Cipro, levaquin, cephla drugs, and sulfas. ...had central nervous system damage from levaquin,... "

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week. However, now I am experiencing extreme hair loss....
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" ...UTI. I was prescribed Cipro to change to. I am now off all medication for about 1 week. However, now I am experiencing extreme hair loss. Research today informed me that alopecia can be a side... "

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week. However, now I am experiencing extreme hair loss....
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" ...UTI. I was prescribed Cipro to change to. I am now off all medication for about 1 week. However, now I am experiencing extreme hair loss. Research today informed me that alopecia can be a side... "

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ut me on Cipro....no result. Finally put me on Macrobid w...
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" ...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...
| forums.obgyn.net
" ...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... "

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been on Cipro before and it didn't work, like i said......
| www.twoweekwait.com
" 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... "

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