nitrofurantoin

noun
ni·​tro·​fu·​ran·​to·​in | \ -fyu̇-ˈran-tə-wən How to pronounce nitrofurantoin (audio) \

Medical Definition of nitrofurantoin

: a nitrofuran derivative C8H6N4O5 that is a broad-spectrum antimicrobial agent used especially in treating urinary tract infections

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“Nitrofurantoin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/nitrofurantoin. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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