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Descriptor English: Nitrofurantoin
Descriptor Spanish: Nitrofurantoína
Descriptor Portuguese: Nitrofurantoína
Descriptor French: Nitrofurantoïne
Entry term(s): Furadantin
Furadantine
Furadoine
Furadonine
Furantoin
Macrodantin
Nitrofurantoin Sodium Salt
Nitrofurantoin, Monohydrate
Tree number(s): D02.640.600.566
D03.383.312.649.566
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009582
Scope note: A urinary anti-infective agent effective against most gram-positive and gram-negative organisms. Although sulfonamides and antibiotics are usually the agents of choice for urinary tract infections, nitrofurantoin is widely used for prophylaxis and long-term suppression.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: Anti-Infective Agents, Urinary
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Registry Number: 927AH8112L
CAS Type 1 Name: 2,4-Imidazolidinedione, 1-(((5-nitro-2-furanyl)methylene)amino)-
DeCS ID: 9767
Unique ID: D009582
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/05/21
Nitrofurantoin - Preferred
Concept UI M0014893
Scope note A urinary anti-infective agent effective against most gram-positive and gram-negative organisms. Although sulfonamides and antibiotics are usually the agents of choice for urinary tract infections, nitrofurantoin is widely used for prophylaxis and long-term suppression.
Preferred term Nitrofurantoin
Furadoine - Narrower
Concept UI M0352070
Preferred term Furadoine
Nitrofurantoin, Monohydrate - Narrower
Concept UI M0329960
Preferred term Nitrofurantoin, Monohydrate
Furantoin - Narrower
Concept UI M0352068
Preferred term Furantoin
Macrodantin - Narrower
Concept UI M0014895
Preferred term Macrodantin
Nitrofurantoin Sodium Salt - Narrower
Concept UI M0329961
Preferred term Nitrofurantoin Sodium Salt
Furadantin - Narrower
Concept UI M0014894
Preferred term Furadantin
Entry term(s) Furadantine
Furadonine - Narrower
Concept UI M0352069
Preferred term Furadonine



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