Review: taking Calcium and Macrobid together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Calcium and Macrobid together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Calcium and Macrobid. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 201 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Calcium

Calcium has active ingredients of calcium. It is often used in mineral supplementation. (latest outcomes from Calcium 50,895 users)

Macrobid

Macrobid has active ingredients of nitrofurantoin; nitrofurantoin, macrocrystalline. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from Macrobid 4,768 users)

On Sep, 19, 2016

201 people who take Calcium, Macrobid are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Calcium and Macrobid drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • swelling
  • urinary tract infection
  • calculus ureteric
  • metabolic acidosis
  • somnolence
  • dizziness
  • pyrexia
  • renal tubular necrosis
  • vomiting
  • decreased appetite
1 - 6 months:
  • interstitial lung disease
1 - 2 years:
  • colitis ulcerative
  • interstitial lung disease
not specified:
  • urinary tract infection
  • fall
  • pain in extremity
  • gait disturbance
  • pyrexia
  • asthenia
  • drug ineffective
  • malaise
  • dyspnoea
  • insomnia

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • urinary tract infection
  • fall
  • pain in extremity
  • pyrexia
  • gait disturbance
  • asthenia
  • malaise
  • drug ineffective
  • dyspnoea
  • headache
male:
  • urinary tract infection
  • anaemia
  • cellulitis
  • diarrhoea
  • fall
  • hypertension
  • neutropenia
  • vomiting
  • anxiety
  • bone disorder

Most common drug interactions by age *:

2-9:
  • scar
  • acute sinusitis
  • anaemia
  • angiopathy
  • anhedonia
  • anxiety
  • aortic arteriosclerosis
  • arthropathy
  • back pain
  • bone disorder
10-19:
  • dry mouth
  • neutropenia
  • osteoporosis
  • pleural effusion
  • actinic keratosis
  • adenomyosis
  • anaemia
  • anorexia
  • anxiety
  • arteriosclerosis coronary artery
20-29:
  • colitis ulcerative
  • pain in extremity
  • swelling
30-39:
  • chest discomfort
  • dysphonia
  • dyspnoea
  • flushing
  • infusion related reaction
40-49:
  • urinary tract infection
  • pain in extremity
  • asthenia
  • gait disturbance
  • haematuria
  • musculoskeletal pain
  • pyrexia
  • swelling
  • abdominal distension
  • anaemia
50-59:
  • fall
  • dysuria
  • headache
  • abdominal discomfort
  • abscess
  • bone density decreased
  • c-reactive protein increased
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • haematemesis
60+:
  • urinary tract infection
  • malaise
  • pyrexia
  • drug ineffective
  • fall
  • insomnia
  • asthenia
  • headache
  • pain in extremity
  • dizziness

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Calcium (calcium) is often used to treat mineral supplementation. Macrobid (nitrofurantoin; nitrofurantoin, macrocrystalline) is often used to treat urinary tract infection. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.

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