"Nitrofurantoin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A urinary anti-infective agent effective against most gram-positive and gram-negative organisms. Although sulfonamides and antibiotics are usually the agents of choice for urinary tract infections, nitrofurantoin is widely used for prophylaxis and long-term suppression.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Nitrofurantoin" by people in Profiles.
How Common Are Pulmonary and Hepatic Adverse Effects in Older Adults Prescribed Nitrofurantoin? J Am Geriatr Soc. 2017 Jun; 65(6):1316-1320.
Neurogenic bladder: a complication after endoscopic adhesiolysis with return of bladder function while using nitrofurantoin. Anesth Analg. 2010 May 01; 110(5):1496-8.
Part XI. Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, nitrofurantoin, chloramphenicol, metronidazole and tinidazole, rifaximin, and nitazoxanide. J Okla State Med Assoc. 2007 Jul; 100(7):267-72.
Foetal rat lung epithelial (FRLE) cells: partial characterisation and response to pneumotoxins. Toxicol In Vitro. 2004 Feb; 18(1):79-88.
Antimicrobial susceptibility of Gram-negative uropathogens isolated from obstetric patients. Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol. 2002; 10(3):123-6.