Macrobid vs Macrodantin

Macrobid
(Rx)
Macrodantin
(Rx)
Macrobid is an urinary anti-infective.
Macrodantin is an urinary anti-infective.
Satisfaction Score
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2.6
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for UTI
3.6
Concern level
2.1
Helpfulness
for UTI
2.7
Concern level
1.8
Approval Date
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December 24, 1991
June 5, 1970
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
12,981 Discussions
2,015 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for UTI
Macrobid is prescribed for UTI and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
Macrodantin is prescribed for UTI and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Mac
Allergy
8
Nausea
5
Fever
3
Tiredness
3
Diarrhea
2
Headaches
2
Vomiting
2
Kidney Stones
2
Stomach Pain
1
Dizziness
1
Mac
Allergy
10
Fever
4
Nausea
3
Yeast Infection
3
Diarrhea
3
Weakness
2
Vomiting
2
Headaches
2
Rash
2
Tiredness
2
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Allergy
Mac
Mac
8
10
Nausea
Mac
Mac
5
3
Fever
Mac
Mac
3
4
Tiredness
Mac
Mac
3
2
Diarrhea
Mac
Mac
2
3
Headaches
Mac
Mac
2
2
Vomiting
Mac
Mac
2
2
Kidney Stones
Mac
Mac
2
0
Stomach Pain
Mac
Mac
1
0
Dizziness
Mac
Mac
1
0
Allergy
Mac
Mac
10
8
Fever
Mac
Mac
4
3
Nausea
Mac
Mac
3
5
Yeast Infection
Mac
Mac
3
0
Diarrhea
Mac
Mac
3
2
Weakness
Mac
Mac
2
0
Vomiting
Mac
Mac
2
2
Headaches
Mac
Mac
2
2
Rash
Mac
Mac
2
0
Tiredness
Mac
Mac
2
3
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
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).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
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.
Category D
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.
Category X
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.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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B Category B
Before taking Macrobid during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
B Category B
Before taking Macrodantin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Macrobid and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Macrodantin and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Capsule: 100 mg
Capsule: 25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg
Food Instructions
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Should be taken with food or milk because food increases absorption.
Should be taken with food or milk because food increases absorption.
Ingredients
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Nitrofurantoin/Nitrofurantoin Macrocrystal
Nitrofurantoin Macrocrystal, Nitrofurantoin
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Macrobid 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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