See also Antibiotics (General)
Nitrofurantoin is sometimes taken on an ongoing basis to prevent bladder infections.
Magnesium supplements might impair the absorption of nitrofurantoin,1 so do not take magnesium during the 2 hours before or after your nitrofurantoin dose.
1. Pronsky Z (ed.). Powers and Moore's food medication interactions, 10th ed. Pottstown, PA: Food-Medication Interactions, 1997: 172.
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