Author | John Winton, MD


Nitrofurantoin Pulmonary Toxicity: A Rare but Serious Complication

June 03, 2010

Nitrofurantoin has been widely used for the treatment and prevention of recurrent urinary tract infections since its introduction into clinical practice in 1953. Although it continues to be an effective antibiotic, nitrofurantoin is associated with several adverse effects, including pulmonary toxicity.