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Condition: Urinary Tract Infection Prevention
8/25/2014 3:05:26 PM

Reviewer: Joy, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Suffered constant recurrent UTI's from age 18 to 25. Became resistant to over 10 antibiotics. Given Macrodantin as preventative at time of intercourse, one pill right after and 1 pill 12 hours later. No side effects with the brand, no UTI's for the last 30 years. However, do have nausea with the generic. It has worked well for me.

Condition: Urinary Tract Infection Prevention
1/25/2014 12:32:33 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had been on low dose[50mg/day] for a couple of years at least. After this time I started to develop shortness of breath, ended up oxygen dependent and treated by a pulmonologist. On my first visit, the nurse, when reviewing my meds, asked if I had ever heard of Macrodantin Lung - that was the start of a long series of health issues. Final pulmonary diagnosis was Chronic Eosinophic Pneumonia - ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Urinary Tract Infection Prevention
11/29/2013 4:31:33 AM

Reviewer: MAURJAN, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
HAVE HAD RECURRENT CYSTITIS FOR 30 YEARS. WAS PUT ONTO MACRODANTIN JUST OVER 1 YEAR AGO AND NOW TAKE 100MG EVERY SECOND DAY. HAVE NOT HAD A BLADDER INFECTION SINCE.

Condition: Urinary Tract Infection Prevention
2/23/2013 6:06:01 PM

Reviewer: Lifesaver, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I am shocked and so sad for the pain this drug has caused so many. This drug saved me from a UTI. No antibiotic worked for my UTI. So I was sent to urinary specialist and he gave me this medicine to take for infection, about a 10 day cycle at 3 pills a day and then put me on a maintenance dose for prevention when I had intercourse. I stayed on prevention for about a year using only after intercour ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Urinary Tract Infection Prevention
1/16/2013 5:38:42 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

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