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 215 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 3,915 users)

Cipro

Cipro has active ingredients of ciprofloxacin hydrochloride. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from Cipro 16,347 users)

On Aug, 26, 2016

215 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
  • renal failure acute
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • blood creatinine increased
  • dehydration
  • abdominal pain upper
  • blood amylase increased
  • blood glucose increased
  • diarrhoea
  • fatigue
1 - 6 months:
  • swelling
  • adverse event
  • conjunctivitis
  • nodule
  • pneumonia
  • visual impairment
  • urinary tract infection
  • asthenia
  • atrial fibrillation
  • 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:
  • confusional state
  • disorientation
  • fatigue
  • fever
  • lethargy
  • pupil fixed
  • sleepiness
10+ years:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • cardiac disorder
  • cholelithiasis
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • dyspepsia
  • emotional distress
  • fatigue
  • gallbladder disorder
  • gastrointestinal disorder
not specified:
  • anxiety
  • urinary tract infection
  • pain
  • anaemia
  • fall
  • dizziness
  • drug ineffective
  • chest pain
  • diarrhoea
  • dyspnoea

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • urinary tract infection
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • anaemia
  • fall
  • drug ineffective
  • chest pain
  • dizziness
  • nausea
  • renal failure acute
male:
  • anxiety
  • anaemia
  • diarrhoea
  • dysphagia
  • pain
  • urinary tract infection
  • arthralgia
  • abdominal pain
  • dizziness
  • injury

Most common drug interactions by age *:

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:
  • cholecystitis
  • emotional distress
  • injury
  • malaise
  • pain
  • pyrexia
  • rash
  • anxiety
  • gallbladder disorder
  • cholecystitis acute
30-39:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • injury
  • abdominal pain
  • cholecystitis
  • cholelithiasis
  • depression
  • emotional distress
  • urinary tract infection
  • abdominal pain lower
40-49:
  • urinary tract infection
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • chest pain
  • dizziness
  • fall
  • constipation
  • dysphagia
  • hypoaesthesia
  • oedema peripheral
50-59:
  • chest pain
  • anxiety
  • heart rate increased
  • anhedonia
  • atrioventricular block complete
  • multiple injuries
  • myocardial ischaemia
  • pain
  • renal failure acute
  • syncope
60+:
  • anxiety
  • urinary tract infection
  • renal failure acute
  • anaemia
  • dizziness
  • diarrhoea
  • fall
  • pain
  • drug hypersensitivity
  • nausea

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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