At this time, generic Macrobid (nitrofurantoin monohydrate/macrocrystalline) is available in only one strength. It is made by a number of companies, including Mylan Pharmaceuticals and Sandoz. If you have been taking a generic version of this antibiotic and it looks a little different than normal, check with your pharmacist. It doesn't happen often, but this medication is sometimes confused with a similar-sounding product.
Can I Buy Generic Macrobid?Macrobid® (nitrofurantoin monohydrate/macrocrystalline) is a prescription medication approved for treating bladder infections. It contains a special form of nitrofurantoin that is taken just twice a day.
Currently, brand-name Macrobid is made by Norwich Pharmaceuticals, Inc., for Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals, Inc. However, the patents for Macrobid have expired, and generic versions are now available.
Who Makes Generic Macrobid?Generic Macrobid is made by various companies, such as:
- Mylan Pharmaceuticals
- Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
This medication comes in one strength (100 mg).