Dosing Information for FuradantinThe dose your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on several factors, such as:
- Your age
- Your weight (for children)
- Whether you are taking this medication to treat or to prevent UTIs.
(Click Furadantin Dosage for more information.)
Side EffectsAs with any medicine, side effects are possible with Furadantin. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience problems. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor, meaning they require no treatment or are treated easily by your healthcare provider.
Possible side effects of this drug include but are not limited to:
- Loss of appetite.
(Click Furadantin Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious reactions you should report to your healthcare provider.)
Drug Interactions With FuradantinFuradantin may interact with a few other medicines (see Furadantin Drug Interactions).
Prior to taking this drug, talk to your healthcare provider if you have:
- Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
- Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency
- An electrolyte imbalance
- Vitamin B deficiency
- Any allergies, including to food, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Furadantin and Pregnancy)
- Breastfeeding (see Furadantin and Breastfeeding).
Tell your healthcare provider about all medicines you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Furadantin Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take this medicine.)