- Are Macrodantin and Primsol the Same Thing?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Macrodantin?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Primsol?
- What Is Macrodantin?
- What Is Primsol?
- What drugs interact with Macrodantin?
- What drugs interact with Primsol?
- How Should Macrodantin Be Taken?
- How Should Primsol Be Taken?
Are Macrodantin and Primsol the Same Thing?
Macrodantin and Primsol are different types of antibiotics. Macrodantin is a nitrofuran antibiotic Primsol is an aminopyrimidine antibiotic.
Side effects of Primsol that are different from Macrodantin include abdominal pain.
Primsol may interact with phenytoin.
What Are Possible Side Effects of Macrodantin?
Side effects of Macrodantin include:
- upset stomach,
- loss of appetite,
- rust-colored or brownish urine, or
- vaginal itching or discharge.
What Are Possible Side Effects of Primsol?
Common side effects of Primsol include:
What Is Macrodantin?
What Is Primsol?
Primsol (trimethoprim hydrochloride oral solution) is an antibacterial solution indicated for the treatment of infections caused by susceptible strains of the designated microorganisms in the following conditions: acute otitis media due to susceptible strains of Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenza, and treatment of initial episodes of uncomplicated urinary tract infections due to susceptible strains of: Escherichia coli, Proteus mirabilis, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Enterobacter species and coagulase-negative Staphylococcus species, including S. saprophyticus.
What Drugs Interact With Macrodantin?
Macrobid may also interact with magnesium salicylate or choline magnesium salicylate.
What Drugs Interact With Primsol?
Primsol may interact with phenytoin. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use. During pregnancy, Primsol should be taken only if prescribed. Primsol may interfere with folic acid metabolism. Primsol passes into breast milk and may interfere with folic acid metabolism. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.
How Should Macrodantin Be Taken?
Macrodantin should be given with food to improve drug absorption and, in some patients, tolerance. Adults should take 50-100 mg four times a day-the lower dosage level is recommended for uncomplicated urinary tract infections.
How Should Primsol Be Taken?
The recommended dose of Primsol for pediatric patients with acute otitis media is 10 mg/kg trimethoprim per 24 hours, given in divided doses every 12 hours for 10 days. The usual oral adult dosage of Primsol to treat urinary tract infections is 100 mg (10 mL) every 12 hours or 200 mg (20 mL) every 24 hours, each for 10 days.
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