[Acute hepatitis and pneumonitis associated with nitrofurantoin].


Nitrofurantoin is widely used in the prophylaxis and treatment of urinary tract infections. Most untoward side-effects are mild and due to gastrointestinal intolerance. More severe side-effects consist of acute and chronic pulmonary reactions, liver damage, blood dyscrasias and peripheral neuropathy. Nitrofurantoin is a rare cause of hepatic injury, with a… (More)


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@article{Kursbaum1990AcuteHA, title={[Acute hepatitis and pneumonitis associated with nitrofurantoin].}, author={Andres Kursbaum and E Rottenstreich}, journal={Harefuah}, year={1990}, volume={119 12}, pages={427-8} }