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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 10,790
Macrobid 6,962
Bactrim 4,843
Last Update February 9, 2016
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Cipro vs Macrodantin

Cipro
VS.
Macrodantin
Other name: Ciprofloxacin Ciprofloxacin
Other name: Nitrofurantoin Nitrofurantoin
Satisfaction Score
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2.6
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.7
Slightly Satisfied
Helpfulness
for UTI
3.2
Concern level
3.4
Helpfulness
for UTI
3.5
Concern level
3.5
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Infection
UTI
Pouchitis
Bladder Infection
Prostatitis
Sinus Infections
Chlamydia
Kidney Infection
Diverticulitis*
Abscess
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Taken for:
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UTI
Bladder Infection
Bladder Inflammation
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
5
Fever
4
Nausea
3
Tiredness
3
Anxiety
2
Ulcerative Colitis
2
Headaches
2
Depression
2
Stomach Pain
2
Cramping
2
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Mac
Allergies
10
Fever
4
Nausea
3
Yeast Infection
3
Diarrhea
3
Vomiting
2
Blood in My Urine
2
Kidney Stones
2
Headaches
2
Back Pain
2
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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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Cipro
About Macrodantin
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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cause I'm allergic to Cipro and sulfa drugs. Be w...
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" ...many antibiotics. I take Macrodantin because I'm allergic to Cipro and sulfa... "

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a year. Then after 20 years, Cipro quick working! Did...
| www.msworld.org
" ...PCP kept giving me macrodantin, and I'd get the UTI back. (Sulfa didn't work cuz I ended up ...That seemed to keep me only getting one a year. Then after 20 years, Cipro quick working! Did culture,... "

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bush...Well, I had some relief from the Cipro - I do t...
| www.ic-network.com
" ...Well, I had some relief from the Cipro - I do think ...went back to the uro after 2 weeks on Cipro and he told me to stop taking the Cipro and put me on ...for a month. The Macrodantin is not working very... "

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he macrodantin for 3 days now and i feel no better. I HAVE N...
| www.healthcaremagic.com
" ...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 ...All of the things i am reading are honestly... "

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Levaquin and Cipro made my IC FLARE!!! macrobid an...
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" ...react differently! Levaquin and Cipro made my IC FLARE!!! macrobid and... "

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hen I take Cipro I have no adverse reaction but it doesn't k...
| sci.rutgers.edu
" ...I've been on two different antibiotics 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... "

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hen I take Cipro I have no adverse reaction but it doesn't k...
| sci.rutgers.edu
" ...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 isn't working either but my... "

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resistant to Cipro, I'm allergic to Sulpha and Macrodantin....
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" ...following a C&S and it's always been Ecoli. This bug is now resistant to Cipro, I'm allergic to Sulpha and Macrodantin. I was put on a daily dose of Trymethoprime however the last culture... "

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been given Cipro all my married life for UTIs because I'm...
| www.msworld.org
" I've been given Cipro all my married life for UTIs because I'm allergic to sulfas and Macrodantin did diddly squat. But... "

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I did take Cipro for a UTI, it went away very quickly....
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" Cipro worked very well for me ...the anti-inflammatory properties of the Cipro are what helped, not the antibacterial effects. When I did take Cipro for a UTI, it went away very quickly. That being... "

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