Definition of nitrofurantoin in English:
A synthetic compound with antibacterial properties, used to treat urinary tract infections.
- If the patient has a urinary tract infection, nitrofurantoin may be useful.
- All pregnant women should be screened for bacteriuria and subsequently treated with antibiotics such as nitrofurantoin, sulfisoxazole or cephalexin.
- In pregnant women and in community acquired infections, simple antimicrobial drugs like nitrofurantoin might still be useful.
Definition of nitrofurantoin in:
- US English dictionary
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