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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of nitrofurantoin macrocrystal oral.

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Condition: Urinary Tract Infection Prevention
5/19/2013 6:30:19 PM

Reviewer: dkgeor@aol.com, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I almost died from using this med. I was hospitalized for two weeks with what the drs. thought was COPD since I was having breathing problems. No cough just couldn't breathe. Went to Urologist who had prescribed this a few months before and he immediately switched the medication. Within a week my breathing problems began easing up and I didn't have to use inhalation therapies. This was a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Urinary Tract Infection Prevention
1/16/2013 5:35:31 PM

Reviewer: macrodantantin, on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
excelleny

Condition: Urinary Tract Infection Prevention
3/20/2011 11:35:49 PM

Reviewer: edersternchen, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been on this medication for over two years. It has kept me from getting any more UTI, however I have had a persistent Cough and fast heart beat for 15 months, I have been sent to 8 doctors, all treated me for either asthma, or Acid Reflux. Till I read the drug Store instructions. Here all those symptons show up, including the cough and fast heart beat. I hope my doctor has another way to pr ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Urinary Tract Infection Prevention
3/6/2011 9:53:04 AM

Reviewer: GA Girl, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Each time I took this pill, I experienced fever and terrible chills about five hours later.

Condition: Urinary Tract Infection Prevention
9/4/2010 4:17:59 PM

Reviewer: jimmy, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Long term use has caused lung problems..Started with dry cough, low grade fever, and shortness of breath! Hospitalized & took two days to diagnose correctly, now looks to be about 2 weeks before oxygen levels will stabilize...

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