Review: taking Macrobid and Cipro together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Macrobid and Cipro together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Macrobid and Cipro. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 302 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Macrobid

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

Cipro

Cipro has active ingredients of ciprofloxacin. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from Cipro 5,914 users)

On Sep, 16, 2016

302 people who take Macrobid, Cipro are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Macrobid and Cipro drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Macrobid:
  • < 1 month: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Cipro:
  • < 1 month: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Macrobid:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • male: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
Cipro:
  • female: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Macrobid:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
Cipro:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • abdominal pain
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • urinary tract infection
  • dizziness
  • renal failure acute
  • blood creatinine increased
  • decreased appetite
  • dehydration
  • fatigue
  • feeling abnormal
1 - 6 months:
  • swelling
  • adverse event
  • conjunctivitis
  • nodule
  • pneumonia
  • urinary tract infection
  • visual impairment
  • atrial fibrillation
  • asthenia
  • back pain
6 - 12 months:
  • adverse event
  • conjunctivitis
  • nodule
  • pneumonia
  • swelling
  • visual impairment
1 - 2 years:
  • acute hepatic failure
  • rash maculo-papular
  • thrombocytopenia
2 - 5 years:
  • chest pain
  • confusional state
  • disorientation
  • fatigue
  • fever
  • internal hernia
  • lethargy
  • pupil fixed
  • sleepiness
10+ years:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • cardiac disorder
  • cholelithiasis
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • dyspepsia
  • emotional distress
  • fatigue
  • gallbladder disorder
  • gastrointestinal disorder
not specified:
  • urinary tract infection
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • anaemia
  • dizziness
  • drug ineffective
  • fall
  • dyspnoea
  • abdominal pain

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • urinary tract infection
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • anaemia
  • dizziness
  • drug ineffective
  • fall
  • abdominal pain
  • back pain
male:
  • anxiety
  • urinary tract infection
  • anaemia
  • diarrhoea
  • dysphagia
  • pain
  • arthralgia
  • abdominal pain
  • dizziness
  • injury

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • premature baby
2-9:
  • scar
  • acute sinusitis
  • anaemia
  • angiopathy
  • anhedonia
  • anxiety
  • aortic arteriosclerosis
  • arthropathy
  • back pain
  • bone disorder
10-19:
  • anxiety
  • contusion
  • infection
  • pain
  • road traffic accident
  • abnormal weight gain
  • actinic keratosis
  • adenomyosis
  • adverse reaction
  • anaemia
20-29:
  • gallbladder disorder
  • injury
  • pain
  • cholecystitis
  • cystitis
  • abdominal distension
  • abdominal pain
  • anaemia
  • arterial occlusive disease
  • arteriosclerosis coronary artery
30-39:
  • anxiety
  • injury
  • pain
  • abdominal pain
  • depression
  • emotional distress
  • uterine perforation
  • asthenia
  • cholecystitis
  • cholelithiasis
40-49:
  • urinary tract infection
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • dizziness
  • dysphagia
  • oedema peripheral
  • anaemia
  • fatigue
  • pain in extremity
  • back pain
50-59:
  • chest pain
  • anxiety
  • heart rate increased
  • anhedonia
  • atrioventricular block complete
  • multiple injuries
  • myocardial ischaemia
  • pain
  • palpitations
  • renal failure acute
60+:
  • urinary tract infection
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • dizziness
  • anxiety
  • abdominal pain
  • nausea
  • myocardial infarction
  • back pain
  • pneumonia
  • diarrhoea

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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