Cipro vs Macrodantin
Did you mean taking both Cipro and Macrodantin?
Cipro is an antibiotic.
Macrodantin is an urinary anti-infective.
October 22, 1987
June 5, 1970
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Side Effects and Concerns
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Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
FDA has not classified the drug.
Before taking Cipro during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Before taking Macrodantin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
There may be a negative interaction between Macrodantin and alcohol.
Method of use
Solution: 200 mg, 400 mg, 10 mg/mL
Tablet: 250 mg, 500 mg, 750 mg
Suspension: 250 mg/5 mL, 500 mg/5 mL
Capsule: 25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg
Should be taken 2 hours before or 2 hours after any dairy products or else absorption may be decreased.
Should be taken with food or milk because food increases absorption.
Nitrofurantoin Macrocrystal, Nitrofurantoin
Interaction between Cipro and Macrodantin: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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