Nitrofurantoin

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Your child needs to take the medicine called nitrofurantoin (say: nye-troe-fyoor-AN-toyn). This information sheet explains what nitrofurantoin does, how to give it, and what side effects or problems your child may have when they take this medicine.

Disclaimer: The information in this Family Med-aid is accurate at the time of printing. It provides a summary of information about nitrofurantoin and does not contain all possible information about this medicine. Not all side effects are listed. If you have any questions or want more information about nitrofurantoin, speak to your healthcare provider. 

Last updated: March 16th 2010