Macrodantin


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Related to Macrodantin: nitrofurantoin
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Noun1.Macrodantin - derivative of nitrofuran used as an antibacterial medicine (trade name Macrodantin) effective against a broad range of Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteriaMacrodantin - 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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haemolyticus Total strains 85 14 Sulfamethoxazole (%) 81.2 21.4 Oxacillin (%) 78.9 0 Ampicillin (%) -- -- Benzylpenicillin (%) 5.9 0 Macrodantin (%) 98.8 100 Moxifloxacin (%) 95.3 57.1 Levofloxacin (%) 82.4 0 Ciprofloxacin (%) 81.2 0 Quinupristin/dalfotristin (%) 100 100 Vancomycin (%) 100 100 Tetracycline (%) 75.3 78.6 Rifampicin (%) 98.8 100 Gentamicin (%) 82.4 28.6 Erythrocin (%) 48.2 7.1 Clindamycin (%) 60 20 Linezolid (%) 100 100 Tigecycline (%) 100 100 Enterococcus S.
During the evolution, the patient had three episodes of urinary infection treated with nitrofurantoin (400 mg [day.sup.-1]), cephalexin (2 g [day.sup.-1]) and cefuroxime (1 g [day.sup.-1]), which led to the prophylaxis with macrodantin (100 mg [day.sup.-1]).
A clinical comparison between Macrodantin and trimethoprim for prophylaxis in women with recurrent urinary infections.
Nitrofurantoin (Macrodantin, Macrobid) is frequently used as first-line treatment for uncomplicated urinary tract infections (UTIs) and as prophylaxis for recurrent UTIs.
Urinary germicides include cinoxacin (Cinobac) [C], methenamine [C], nalidixic acid (NegGram) [C], and nitrofurantoin (Macrodantin) [B].
Nitrofurantoin * Furadantin, Macrodantin, Macrobid, Urotoin