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Natural and Alternative Treatments Index Page | Drug Interactions:

Nitrofurantoin

Magnesium - Take at a Different Time of Day


Trade Names
  • Furadantin; Macrobid; Macrodantin


See also Antibiotics (General)

Nitrofurantoin is sometimes taken on an ongoing basis to prevent bladder infections.

 

 

Magnesium

Take at a Different Time of Day

Magnesium supplements might impair the absorption of nitrofurantoin,1  so do not take magnesium during the 2 hours before or after your nitrofurantoin dose.


References [ + ]

1. Pronsky Z (ed.). Powers and Moore's food medication interactions, 10th ed. Pottstown, PA: Food-Medication Interactions, 1997: 172.



Last reviewed December 2015 by EBSCO CAM Review Board
Last Updated: 12/15/2015

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