General Spectrum of Activity
Antimicrobial class: Nitrofuran
Pregnancy category: B
Average serum half life: 1 hour
Urine penetration: Therapeutic
Lung penetration: None
CSF penetration: None
Biliary penetration: None
Macrobid, Macrodantin, Furadantin
Think of this drug as a urinary antiseptic.
Not recommended in males due to inadequate tissue penetration, especially with possible occult prostatitis.