Who Should Not Take Macrobid?

Who Should Not Take Macrobid?

You should not take Macrobid if you:
  • Are allergic to it, to nitrofurantoin, or to any inactive ingredients used to make this medicine. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
  • Are near the end of pregnancy (38 weeks or beyond) or are in labor.
  • Have severe kidney problems.
  • Have had liver problems due to nitrofurantoin before.
Nitrofurantoin products (including Macrobid) should never be given to infants under one month of age. This medication is approved only for people age 12 and older.

Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which Macrobid should not be taken, along with several safety concerns people should be aware of before beginning treatment. However, it is possible that not all of these issues were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific warnings and precautions with Macrobid that may apply to you.
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