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MacroBID (Nitrofurantoin)
MacroBID (Nitrofurantoin)
MacroBID (Nitrofurantoin)
MacroBID (Nitrofurantoin)
MacroBID (Nitrofurantoin)
MacroBID (Nitrofurantoin)

MacroBID (Nitrofurantoin)


Buy Nitrofurantoin online

Nitrofurantoin, or MacroBid, is an antibiotic that prevents or treats urinary tract infections (UTIs). This drug is usually well tolerated by most patients and is therefore often prescribed by doctors in the UK. You can now order it online, on our platform. Apomeds connects you to EU-licensed doctors and mail-order pharmacies so you can purchase this medication safely and comfortably.

MacroBID (Nitrofurantoin) 100 mg
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    What is Nitrofurantoin?

    Nitrofurantoin is a highly effective substance used to treat urinary tract infections, also known as cystitis, as well as some other bacterial infections. It is an antibiotic used exclusively for the treatment of bacterial infections, which means that Nitrofurantoin does not work for viral infections such as the flu or a cold. In some cases, it might be used along with some other medications to treat certain forms of pneumonia, acne or traveler's diarrhea.

    Nitrofurantoin – an effective bladder infection treatment

    Nitrofurantoin is used to treat various types of uncomplicated urinary tract infections (UTI), including cystitis and kidney infections. Most of these infections are easily treated with this drug within a few days.

    The symptoms of bladder infection

    A urinary tract infection is a condition that occurs when the bacteria enter your urinary tract and begin to irritate it, causing inflammation. Nitrofurantoin works by stopping the growth of bacteria in your urinary tract. The most common symptoms of these infections are:

    • Frequent urination as normal,
    • Burning or pain when urinating
    • Dull or stinking urine
    • Blood in the urine
    • Pain in the lower abdomen etc.

    If you experience any of these symptoms, you most likely have a urinary tract infection. It is essential to seek professional assistance and treat it in a timely manner.


    Once ingested, the substance is quickly filtered from the liver into the blood and then enters the urinary tract. This is the most important trait, which is characterized by its concentration at the point where the infection takes place. However, this means that Nitrofurantoin does not work on any other type of infection. Typically, you should take Nitrofurantoin 100 mg twice or once a day to prevent bladder infection.


    Side effects

    Along with its desired effects, the drug may also cause some undesirable ones. The most common side effects include:

    • Nausea
    • Vomiting
    • Headache
    • Loss of appetite
    • Dark yellow or brown urine
    • The drug rarely causes severe lung problems

    These problems might occur within a six months treatment. Tell your doctor immediately if you have symptoms of lung problems such as:

    • Persistent cough
    • Shortness of breath
    • Chest pain
    • Joint or muscle pain
    • Bluish or purple skin

    MacroBid rarely causes severe disease of the intestine due to a certain type of resistant bacteria. These symptoms may appear during the treatment or months after it ends. Contact your doctor immediately if you experience symptoms such as:

    • Persistent diarrhea
    • Abdominal pain,
    • Stomach cramps
    • Blood or mucus in the stool

    Also, very rarely it may cause a serious liver disease and problems with the blood or nervous system. If you experience any of the following symptoms, contact your doctor immediately:

    • Vomiting
    • Persistent nausea
    • Yellowing of the eyes
    • Dark urine
    • Yellowing of the skin
    • Persistent fatigue
    • Faster and more sustained heartbeat
    • Muscle weakness
    • Numbness or tingling of the legs or arms

    Prolonged use may result in oral thrush or vaginal yeast infection. A serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, if you notice symptoms of a severe allergic reaction seek medical help. If any of the above or other side effects occur, tell your doctor immediately. Read the leaflet for detailed information on side effects, contraindications and drug interactions.

    Contraindications and interactions with other medications

    Nitrofurantoin should not be used by children under one month of age because of the risk of a blood problem known as hemolytic anemia. It is a safe treatment for healthy adults, including breastfeeding and pregnant women. However, like many other medicines, it has certain contraindications and interactions with other drugs.

    Consult your doctor if you have any of the following problems:

    • Allergy to Nitrofurantoin or similar medications
    • Blood disorders
    • Lack of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD)
    • Diabetes
    • Severe kidney disease
    • Anemia
    • Any disease that leads to severe weakness
    • Vitamin B deficiency

    Can I buy MacroBid over the counter?

    MacroBid is an antibiotic, which means you can’t buy it without a prescription. A licensed doctor must check whether this medication is right for you or not.

    How long does it take for Nitrofurantoin to work?

    You should take the medication exactly as prescribed by your doctor, as results may differ from one case to another. The treatment typically lasts for seven days.

    Can I take MacroBid to treat other infections?

    The drug is indicated only for the treatment of uncomplicated urinary tract infections, or acute cystitis. Your doctor will determine whether this medication is suitable for you and will prescribe the right antibiotic to fight bacteria in your body.

    Is Nitrofurantoin safe?

    The medication can rarely cause unwanted side effects or serious lung problems. Every person reacts differently to certain medication, that’s why it is essential to discuss with a professional before taking this drug.

    How do I take MacroBid?

    Take the antibiotic exactly as instructed by your doctor. Typically, you should take it two or four times a day for at least 7 days. You may take it with a glass of water and with or without food.

    Buy MacroBid online

    MacroBid is not available in the UK without a prescription. At Apomeds we have developed the perfect system that will save you time and money. All you have to do is select the desired treatment and complete our online medical questionnaire. Our EU-licensed doctors will review your answers to see if you are suitable to take the requested drug. Once you have received your prescription, the product will be sent to your home address, within 1-2 working days. Please note that next to MacroBid Nitrofurantoin we also have Trimethoprim in stock. For further information about Apomeds and how our services work, click here.

    Disclaimer: Please note that the drug shown in the picture above indicates one of the possible manufacturers of the drug. We may send you a drug from a different manufacturer. However, all products on our website comply with EU standards.

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