Why NITROFURANTOIN* (Nitrofurantoin ) is Prescribed for Patients

Patient opinion of NITROFURANTOIN: not satisfied (average rating score: 2.14)

(based on 140 reviews )

Top 10 Reasons for taking NITROFURANTOIN
(reported on Ask a Patient)

  Reason # of Ask a Patient Reviews
1Urinary tract infection*82
2Kidney infection6
3Cystitis*4

*Also included as reason for taking drug in FDA Adverse Events summary.

Top 20 Side Effects of NITROFURANTOIN
(reported on Ask a Patient)

  Side Effect # of Ask a Patient Reviews
1Headache*33
2Nausea*29
3Pain*28
4Somnolence26
5Fatigue*16
6Decreased appetite14
7Dyspnoea*14
8Dizziness14
9Anxiety13
10Muscular weakness12
11Vomiting*12
12Cough12
13Back pain11
14Pyrexia*10
15Chills10
16Chest pain10
17Discomfort10
18Hypoaesthesia9
19Diarrhoea*9
20Dry mouth9

*Important! This side effect is also associated with Adverse Event Reports (serious reaction); Also see charts in FDA Adverse Events summary.

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Level of Satisfaction with NITROFURANTOIN

Total Reviews: 140 (Average Rating: 2.14)

Ask a Patient Number of Reviews by Age

Total Reviews: 140*

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* Reviews for drugs with the same active ingredients have been aggregated in this analysis: Nitrofurantoin (Furalan, Furantoin, Furadoine, Furadantine, Furadantin, Nitrofurantoin)

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