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Just got a prescription for uti nitrofuran bid for 5

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just got a prescription for uti nitrofuran bid for 5 days.going on mini vacation. since im going to drinking alcohol. should i just start monday.
Hello,
Thank you for your question,
I’m Dr. Saha and I’ll try to help you.
There is no reported interaction of nitrofurantoin with alcohol.
I would suggest to start nitrofurantoin as prescribed with delaying.
This will help to control your infection & prevent complication.
I hope this information helps.
I will be happy to assist, if you need any clarification.
Please feel free for any follow up query.
Best wishes.
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

is nitrofuran and nitrofuratoin the same drug. i was prescribed nitrofuran

Nitrofurantoin belongs to Nitrofuran group of drugs.

There are many drugs in Nitrofuran group.
Nitrofurantoin is commonly used in urinary tract infection.
So I mentioned it.
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