nitrofurantoin

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ni·tro·fur·an·to·in

 (nī′trō-fyo͝o-răn′tō-ĭn)
n.
A derivative of nitrofuran, C8H6N4O5, used to treat bacterial infections of the urinary tract.

[nitrofuran + (hydan)toin, one of its constituents; see diphenylhydantoin.]
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Noun1.nitrofurantoin - derivative of nitrofuran used as an antibacterial medicine (trade name Macrodantin) effective against a broad range of Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacterianitrofurantoin - derivative of nitrofuran used as an antibacterial medicine (trade name Macrodantin) effective against a broad range of Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria; used to treat infections of the urinary tract
antibacterial, antibacterial drug, bactericide - any drug that destroys bacteria or inhibits their growth
nitrofuran - derivative of furan used to inhibit bacterial growth
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Nirmal Mulye, Ph.D., Nostrum's founder, said the price hike came in response to a similar price increase from Casper Pharma, which makes Furadantin, a branded version of the antibiotic.
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Medications Associated with Changes in Urine Color Color of urine Medications red senna (Ex-Lax), chlorpromazine (Thorazine), thioridazine (Mellaril) orange rifampin (Rifadin), warfarin (Coumadin), phenazopyridine (Pyridium) blue or green amitriptyline (generic), indomethacin (Indocin), cimetidine (Tagamet), promethazine (Phenergan) dark brown or tea-colored chloroquine (Aralen), primaquine (generic), metronidazole (Flagyl), nitrofurantoin (Furadantin)
These conditions include cancer, infections, inhaled irritants (asbestosis, silicosis, beryllium, etc.), sarcoidosis, disorders of connective tissue (lupus SLE, rheumatoid arthritis, scleroderma), and adverse drug reactions (more than 50 drugs can cause fibrosis including 14 chemotherapy agents, sulfa, penicillin, furadantin, hydralazine apresoline, gold chlorpropamide, allopurinol, hydrochlorthiazide, and dilantin).
The drugs most often used to treat routine, uncomplicated UTIs are trimethoprim (Trimpex), trimethoprim/ sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim, Septra, Cotrim), amoxicillin (Amoxil, Trimox, Wymox), nitrofurantoin (Macrodantin, Furadantin), and ampicillin.
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