Nitrofurantoin is an antibiotic which is marketed under the following brand names; Niftran, Furadantin, Furabid, Macrobid, Macrodantin, Nitrofur Mac, Nitro Macro, Nifty-SR, Martifur-MR, Martifur-100 (in India), Urantoin, Nifuran (in Macedonia) and Uvamin (in Middle East). It is usually used in treating urinary tract infection. It is often used against E. coli.

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... The most common side effects with nitrofurantoin are nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea less common reactions include fever, chills, and various other hypersensitivity reactions ... Patients should be informed that nitrofurantoin colours urine brown this is completely harmless ... systems in their red blood cells (glutathione instability) and nitrofurantoin must therefore not be used because it can cause haemolytic anaemia ...
Nitrex - Clinical Uses
... Adult doses of nitrofurantoin for a urinary tract infections can be 100mg two times daily, or 50mg four times daily for seven days ... Nitrofurantoin should be taken with food, as this improves the absorption of the drug by 45% ... Nitrofurantoin is only clinically proven for use against E ...