Review: taking Calcium and Macrobid together


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 66 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Calcium has active ingredients of calcium. It is often used in dialysis. (latest outcomes from Calcium 68,270 users)


Macrobid has active ingredients of nitrofurantoin; nitrofurantoin, macrocrystalline. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from Macrobid 3,402 users)

On Jul, 20, 2016

66 people who take Calcium, Macrobid are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Calcium and Macrobid drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

  • pyrexia
  • fall
  • chest pain
  • urinary tract infection
  • vision blurred
  • arthralgia
  • musculoskeletal pain
  • nausea
  • pain in extremity
  • abdominal distension
  • pyrexia
  • convulsion
  • mucosal inflammation
  • neutropenia
  • small intestinal ulcer haemorrhage
  • tumour lysis syndrome
  • anorexia
  • blood lactate dehydrogenase increased
  • blood uric acid decreased
  • bone pain

Most common drug interactions by age *:

  • anorexia
  • blood lactate dehydrogenase increased
  • blood uric acid decreased
  • bone pain
  • convulsion
  • diarrhoea
  • headache
  • hypotension
  • joint swelling
  • lymphadenopathy
  • abdominal distension
  • chest pain
  • fall
  • grand mal convulsion
  • hypoaesthesia
  • intermenstrual bleeding
  • narcolepsy
  • neck pain
  • pain in extremity
  • pain in face
  • depression
  • dyspnoea
  • pyrexia
  • arthralgia
  • cardiomyopathy
  • fatigue
  • haemolytic anaemia
  • nephrolithiasis
  • oedema peripheral
  • pruritus
  • pyrexia
  • arthritis infective
  • asthenia
  • musculoskeletal pain
  • arthralgia
  • blood creatine phosphokinase increased
  • chest pain
  • embolic stroke
  • liver function tests nos abnormal
  • respiratory distress

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Calcium (calcium) is often used to treat dialysis. 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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