Review: taking Macrobid and Cranberry juice together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Macrobid and Cranberry juice together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Macrobid and Cranberry juice. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 28 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)

Cranberry Juice

Cranberry juice has active ingredients of cranberry. It is often used in renal disorder. (latest outcomes from Cranberry juice 50 users)

On Aug, 26, 2016

28 people who take Macrobid, Cranberry Juice are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Macrobid and Cranberry juice drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • neutropenic sepsis
  • renal failure acute
  • arthralgia
  • blood glucose fluctuation
  • blood potassium increased
  • calculus ureteric
  • cardiorenal syndrome
  • decreased appetite
  • dehydration
  • dizziness
not specified:
  • urinary tract infection
  • constipation
  • abdominal pain
  • back pain
  • depression
  • injury
  • nausea
  • cholelithiasis
  • cystitis
  • dizziness

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • constipation
  • dizziness
  • nausea
  • abdominal pain
  • back pain
  • cholelithiasis
  • cystitis
  • depression
  • haemorrhoids
  • headache
male:
  • urinary tract infection
  • back pain
  • colitis ulcerative
  • constipation
  • depression
  • inflammatory bowel disease
  • injury
  • intestinal haemorrhage
  • intestinal obstruction
  • mental disorder

Most common drug interactions by age *:

20-29:
  • cholelithiasis
  • dizziness
  • feeling cold
  • hot flush
  • nausea
  • visual impairment
  • abdominal pain
  • anxiety
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • cystitis
30-39:
  • abdominal pain
  • back pain
  • dyspnoea
  • fear of disease
  • injury
  • pain
  • pulmonary embolism
  • pulmonary infarction
  • tachycardia
40-49:
  • acute sinusitis
  • back pain
  • blood pressure increased
  • chest pain
  • constipation
  • cough
  • cystitis
  • depression
  • disturbance in social behaviour
  • drug hypersensitivity
50-59:
  • blood glucose fluctuation
  • dehydration
  • hyperhidrosis
  • hypoglycaemia
  • lethargy
  • miosis
  • shock hypoglycaemic
  • sinus bradycardia
  • tremor
  • urinary tract infection
60+:
  • constipation
  • renal failure acute
  • depression
  • haemorrhoids
  • rectal haemorrhage
  • urinary tract infection
  • abasia
  • arthralgia
  • back pain
  • blood magnesium decreased

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Macrobid (nitrofurantoin; nitrofurantoin, macrocrystalline) is often used to treat urinary tract infection. Cranberry juice (cranberry) is often used to treat renal disorder. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.

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