Disease Information for Furadantin lung/Nitrofurantoin toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Cough
Exertional cyanosis
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/On Medications long term/ usually
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
URINE Color Brown
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
PFT/Abnormal pulmonary function tests
PFT/Carbon monoxide diffusion (DLCO)/Abnormal
PFT/Compliance decreased
PFT/Diffusion defect
PFT/DLCO (CO diffusion) Decreased
Pathology
BX/Lung biopsy/Interstitial fibrosis
Isotope Scan
Isotope/Gallium 67 lung scan abnormal
Isotope/Gallium scan lung abnormal/Normal chest Xray
X-RAY
Xray/Chest abnormal
Xray/Chest/Lung fields/Abnormal
Xray/Interstitial infiltrate/fibrosis/Chest
Xray/Pulmonary fibrosis/Chest
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Drug induced Lung disease.
Furadantin lung/Nitrofurantoin toxicity
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Lung Disorder (ex)
CLASS/Pulmonic (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Exertional O2 desaturation
Process
PROCESS/Complicating disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Complicating/Specific process disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Drug induced disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Iatrogenic (category)
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Definition

Nitrofurantoin interstitial lung disease with fibrosis;this is a furacin antibacterial antibiotic drug; used for UTI suppression;lttle used

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