Nitrofurantoin 50mg (NDC: 0115-1643)

Name:

Nitrofurantoin 50mg

NDC:

0115-1643

Generic Name:

Nitrofurantoin Macrocrystals

Strength:

50mg

Form:

Capsule

Labeler:

Impax Generics

Shape:

Capsule

Color:

Pink;white

Imprint:

Z;Zenith;50mg;2130

Medication Class:

Antibiotic

Active Ingredient:

Nitrofurantoin

Pregnancy Category:

Consult your physician (Category B)

Illustration:

Pill Illustration: Nitrofurantoin 50mg (0115-1643)

About this medication

Nitrofurantoin is the name of the medication. It comes in the form of a capsule, and should be taken by mouth. It belongs to a class of medications called Antibiotic.

Why is this medication prescribed

Germs can cause infections in the body. The symptoms depend on the location of the infection in the body. This medication is used for many kinds of infections caused by germs.

How does it work

Nitrofurantoin belongs to a group of medications called Antibiotics. It works by either stopping the growth of germs or by killing them when they try to grow. Complete the antibiotic treatment as the doctor ordered even if you feel better. Antibiotics will not work for viral infections such as colds or flu.

How to use it

This medication comes as a capsule. You should put it in your mouth and swallow it with a glass of water.

What to do if you are pregnant

Tell your physician if you become pregnant. There are not enough studies about this medication in pregnant women. Use the medication during pregnancy only if clearly needed.

More Information

Read more about Nitrofurantoin 50mg on the FDA website.

Last Update: May 13th 2017
Data sources: Label (May 13th 2017), FDA (May 31st 2015)

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