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How should I take nitrofurantoin?

Nitrofurantoin should be taken orally at meals along with a glass of water. The liquid form of nitrofurantoin should be shaken thoroughly before ingesting. Nitrofurantoin is normally taken between two and four times per day for at least a week to treat a urinary tract infection. It's  recommended that you drink more fluids while on nitrofurantoin.  Other medications may interact with Nitrofurantoin, you should talk to your doctor about all medications and supplements you're taking before you start on Nitrofurantoin.

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