UTI

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(Urinary tract infection)
urinary tract infection (UTI) is a bacterial infection that affects any part of the Urinary system. Symptoms include frequent fe...
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Cipro 10,865
Macrobid 6,975
Bactrim 4,857
Last Update February 12, 2016
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Cipro vs Macrobid

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 UTI
3.2
Concern level
3.4
Helpfulness
for UTI
2.4
Concern level
3.4
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Infection
UTI
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Bladder Infection
Prostatitis
Sinus Infections
Kidney Infection
Chlamydia
Diverticulitis*
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UTI
Bladder Infection
Kidney Infection
Method of use:
Injection, Pill
Method of use:
Pill
Prescribing mode:
Rx
Prescribing mode:
Rx
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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Mac
Allergies
10
Nausea
6
Yeast Infection
6
Fever
5
Cramping
4
Tiredness
4
Blood in My Urine
3
Diarrhea
3
Back Pain
3
Headaches
3
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About Cipro
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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does nothing for my UTI's either. I take Macrobid. The...
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" Cipro does nothing for my UTI's either. I take Macrobid. The only thing that immediately works. I have to ask ...P.S. The secret to not getting frequent UTI's is to... "

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was starting to feel better on the Cipro before being sw...
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" Well I had an awful reaction to the Macrobid! I was up all ...word \"staph\" is scaring me. I was starting to feel better on the Cipro before being switched to that awful Macrobid. So I know... "

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but as I'm allergic to cipro, there's only this and sulfa...
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" ...that, but as I'm allergic to cipro, there's only this and sulfa ...keep anything down while on Macrobid if it's not prescribed alongside a set of anti-nausea pills. Horrible experience... "

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head pain goes away before I start to take cipro which I...
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" ...prescribed sulfamethoxazole which gave me chills, fever and headache then was prescribed macrobid which gave me an even worse head pain, nausea, dizziness. I stopped ...system as hopefully the head pain... "

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at they did a culture and found that Cipro would not work....
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" ...came in and said I definitely had an infection. He prescribed Cipro since that has worked for me in the ...later the clinic called me and said that they did a culture and found that Cipro would not... "

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take Macrobid without side effects. But your symptoms...
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" ...UTIs but unrelated to pancreas. Cipro makes me very sick. Sulfa doesn't work for me anymore.I take Macrobid without side effects. But your symptoms indicate ...your doc before continuing the... "

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f UTIs. I am allergic to Cipro and was put on Macrobid f...
| www.healthcaremagic.com
" ...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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been on Cipro too with no problem) Of course everyone is...
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" Just wanted to say I took Macrobid several times for UTIs, once for 10 days, and had no problem at all. ( I have been on Cipro too with no problem) Of course everyone is different, just wanted to... "

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and Sulfas. At first I tried Cipro, it didn't work. I...
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" ...allergic to Penicillins and Sulfas. At first I tried Cipro, it didn't work. I had ...This is my fourth day on Macrobid and I have had no ...and pain from the infection. Macrobid actually got rid of my nause... "

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the Cipro. I have had so many kidney stones, thought thats...
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" ...finishing a round of Cipro for my horrible UTI (only have had 1 ...in my adult life). I was on Macrobid first, and it was'nt getting any better, hence the Cipro. I have had so many kidney stones, thought... "

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