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Does nitrofurantoin affect older people differently?

Older or elderly people may be more sensitive to the effects of nitrofurantoin than younger people. Nitrofurantoin is more likely to cause liver and lung problems in the elderly. Nitrofurantoin should be used with caution by people of advanced age.

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