Learning More About Macrobid

When and How Do I Take It?

Considerations to keep in mind when taking this drug include the following:
 
  • The medication comes as a capsule that is usually taken twice daily.
     
  • Macrobid should be taken with food, as food increases the absorption of this antibiotic.
     
  • It does not matter what times of day you take this drug. However, it should be taken at the same times each day (with about 12 hours between doses) to maintain an even level in your system.
     
  • For Macrobid to work properly, you have to take it as prescribed. It will not work adequately if you stop taking it too soon.
     

Dosing Information for Macrobid

There is only one standard recommended dosage for this medication. As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
 
(Click Macrobid Dosage for more information.)
 

Possible Side Effects

As with any medicine, side effects are possible with Macrobid. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience problems. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor, meaning they require no treatment or are treated easily by your healthcare provider.
 
Possible adverse reactions to this drug include but are not limited to:
 
(Click Macrobid Side Effects to learn more.)
 

Drug Interactions With Macrobid

Macrobid can potentially interact with a few other medicines (see Macrobid Drug Interactions).
 
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