Macrobid falls under the class of an antibiotic that is given to cystitis and other infections of the urinary tract. It is nitrofurantoin, an antibiotic that is excreted by the kidney, which is the reason that this drug is acute for the infections of the urinary tract. It is also used to during an examination or after the urinary tracts surgery. Macrobid is a combination drug is used as an antibiotic. The drug is mostly used to treat bladder infections such acute cystitis. Macrobid stops the bacteria infection from spreading further and treats the infection. It works by killing the bacteria cells causing infections and also by slowing their growth. Slowing the bacteria growth gives the immune system a chance to devise a mechanism to eliminate the remaining weak bacterial cells to treat the infection. Macrobid should not be used on infants under one year of age. The drug is associated with several side effects including nausea and headache. If you are allergic to any of ingredients of this medicine, you should not use it.
Drug Name: Macrobid
Generic name: Nitrofurantoin monohydrate/macrocrystalline