• Nitrofurantoin

    Trade Names :

    • Furadantin
    • Macrobid
    • Macrodantin
    Magnesium - Take at a Different Time of Day
    Nitrofurantoin is sometimes taken on an ongoing basis to prevent bladder infections.
     
    Magnesium
    Magnesium supplements might impair the absorption of nitrofurantoin, 1 so do not take magnesium during the 2 hours before or after your nitrofurantoin dose.

    References

    1Pronsky Z (ed.). Powers and Moore's food medication interactions, 10th ed. Pottstown, PA: Food-Medication Interactions, 1997: 172.

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