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September 1973

Cerebellar Toxic Effects From Nitrofurantoin

Author Affiliations

Augusta, Ga
From the Department of Neurology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta.

Arch Neurol. 1973;29(3):195-196. doi:10.1001/archneur.1973.00490270077013

A 73-year-old man developed progressive peripheral neuropathy and cerebellar dysfunction during prolonged therapy with nitrofurantoin. Nitrofurantoin toxicity is similar to that of diphenylhydantoin sodium.

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