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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 10,857
Macrobid 6,974
Bactrim 4,856
Last Update February 11, 2016
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Ciprofloxacin vs Macrobid

Ciprofloxacin
VS.
Macrobid
Other name: Cipro Cipro
Other name: Nitrofurantoin Nitrofurantoin
Satisfaction Score
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2.5
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.5
Slightly Satisfied
Helpfulness
for UTI
2.0
Concern level
3.4
Helpfulness
for UTI
2.4
Concern level
3.4
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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
Fever
7
Nausea
5
Tiredness
3
Headaches
3
Stomach Pain
3
Anxiety
3
Dizzy
2
Epididymitis
2
Back Pain
2
Depression
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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About Ciprofloxacin
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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enough and was given ciprofloxacin. I have been antibiotics...
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" i recently was perscribed macrobid for a uti. It wasnt working enough and was given ciprofloxacin. I have been antibiotics for... "

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was strep bacteria. It took macrobid to wipe it out. Quo...
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" ...the issue. I had ciprofloxacin once for a uti but it didn't help because my issue was not garden variety e coil but was strep bacteria. It took macrobid to wipe it... "

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e on ciprofloxacin for 5 days. It worked at making the s...
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" ...they had me on ciprofloxacin for 5 days. It worked at making the symptoms ...I just started the macrobid the other day, and today (more like this afternoon actually), my anus has been itching nonstop,... "

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pain I have. He told me to stop taking the Macrobid's...
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" ...white blood cells. The doctor suspects I have a kidney infection due to the back and abdominal pain I have. He told me to stop taking the Macrobid's and I am now on Ciprofloxacin. He has no... "

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I just started the macrobid the other day, and today (more...
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" ...first, they had me on ciprofloxacin for 5 days. It worked at making the symptoms ...on a 10-day course of macrobid, which so far has made ...I do. I just started the macrobid the other day, and... "

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Ciprofloxacin. The standard drug of choice for UTIs -...
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" I'm taking Ciprofloxacin. The standard drug of choice for UTIs - maybe it is the macrobid - I can't take because I'm allergic to sulfa drugs. I'm ...the day it triggers my heartburn. I just can't... "

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on macrobid, then called and said stop taking the macrobid...
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" ...just opposite. I have what they thought was a uti and put me on macrobid, then called and said stop taking the macrobid your infection is worse, you need to start on ciprofloxacin. Very frustrated,... "

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to be allergic to macrobid. i asked the pharmacist if...
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" to tiffany: ^ macrobid is actually okay. i got ...me that he prefers prescribing macrobid over other medication because it ...turned out to be allergic to macrobid. i asked the pharmacist... "

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I have been on was macrobid 100mg for the urinary...
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" ...people. And the antibiotic I have been on was macrobid 100mg for the urinary tract infection which has been ineffective. So I have been switched to Ciprofloxacin which is what is... "

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Is'. Ciprofloxacin is also a good drug and I would not ha...
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" ...so much for this query. Macrobid is a good medication for UTIs'. Ciprofloxacin is also a good drug and I would not have changed ...since you had already started with ciprofloxacin. In any case, you are... "

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