Interactions between Ambien and nitrofurantoin

Interactions between Ambien and nitrofurantoin

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Interactions between Ambien and Nitrofurantoin

This report displays the potential drug interactions for the following 2 drugs:

  • Ambien (zolpidem)
  • Nitrofurantoin
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    No interactions were found between Ambien and nitrofurantoin. However, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.

    Drug Interactions with Ambien and Nitrofurantoin


    A total of 440 drugs are known to interact with Ambien.


    A total of 183 drugs are known to interact with nitrofurantoin.

    Nitrofurantoin is in the drug class urinary anti-infectives.

    Nitrofurantoin is used to treat the following conditions:

    • Bladder Infection
    • Prevention of Bladder infection
    • Urinary Tract Infection
    • Drug and Food Interactions

      You should avoid the use of alcohol while being treated with zolpidem. Alcohol can increase the nervous system side effects of zolpidem such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience impairment in thinking and judgment. Taking zolpidem with food may delay the onset of sleep. For faster sleep onset, zolpidem should not be taken with or immediately after a meal. This will make it easier for your body to absorb the medication. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns.

      Therapeutic duplication warnings

      No warnings were found for your selected drugs. Therapeutic duplication warnings are only returned when drugs within the same group exceed the recommended therapeutic duplication maximum.

      Drug Interaction Classification

      These classifications are only a guideline. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific individual is difficult to determine. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting or stopping any medication.

      • Major – Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
      • Moderate – Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
      • Minor – Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
      • Unknown – No interaction information available.
      • Further Information

        Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

        Medical Disclaimer: The information provided on this page is for educational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Please consult your healthcare provider with any questions or concerns you may have regarding your condition.

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