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Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A derivative of nitrofuran, C8H6N4O5, used in the treatment of bacterial infections of the urinary tract.

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  • n. A nitrofuran drug, 1-(5-nitro-2-furfurylideneamino)hydantoin, used in the treatment on urinary tract infections such as cystitis.

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  • n. derivative of nitrofuran used as an antibacterial medicine (trade name Macrodantin) effective against a broad range of Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria; used to treat infections of the urinary tract

Etymologies

nitrofuran + (hydan)toin, a chemical compound; see diphenylhydantoin.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

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  • Many prescription drugs can interfere with sperm development, most commonly cimetidine (Tagamet), sulfasalazine (Azulfidine), and nitrofurantoin (Macrobid).

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  • Drugs commonly used include antibiotics such as ampicillin, nitrofurantoin, tetracycline, sulfonamides Gantrisin, or Bactrim.

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  • In the latest bad news, Ranbaxy announced last weekend the recall of an antibiotic, nitrofurantoin, on sale in the United States to treat urinary infection, saying the manufacture of some lots had not met laboratory specifications.

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  • Effectiveness of estriol-containing vaginal pessaries and nitrofurantoin macrocrystal therapy in the prevention of recurrent urinary tract infection in postmenopausal women

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  • If you tend to get cystitis after sex despite these precautions, you may want to ask your medical practitioner for preventive drugs sulfa, ampicillin, nitrofurantoin; a single tablet after sex can prevent infections and usually doesn’t have the same negative effects as taking antibiotics for a longer time.

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