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Macrodantin is all macrocrystalline nitrofurantoin while Macrobid is a combination of the macrocrystalline nitrofurantoin as well as the nitrofurantoin monohydrate form (25% and 75% respectively). The monohydrate form has a faster rate of dissolution and absorption compared to the macrocrystilline form, and is contained within a powder blend which, upon exposure to gastric and intestinal fluids, forms a gel matrix that releases nitrofurantoin over time.

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โˆ™ 2009-10-21 02:22:42

Macrodantin:

Generic name: Nitrofurantoin
Brand names: Macrobid, Macrodantin

Just different brands......

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