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Should I drive a car while taking nitrofurantoin?

Nitrofurantoin may cause you to become drowsy, so you should avoid driving when you are taking it. You should also stay away from operating heavy machinery. Be aware of times when you cannot react as quickly or think as clearly. Talk to your doctor about other activities that you should limit while taking nitrofurantoin.

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