Review: taking Macrobid and Pepcid ac together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Macrobid and Pepcid ac together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Macrobid and Pepcid ac. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 108 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)

Pepcid Ac

Pepcid ac has active ingredients of famotidine. It is often used in gastrooesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Pepcid ac 3,444 users)

On Aug, 26, 2016

108 people who take Macrobid, Pepcid Ac are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Macrobid and Pepcid ac drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Macrobid:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 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)
Pepcid Ac:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 50.0% - (1 of 2 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 1 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Pepcid Ac:
  • female: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 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: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Pepcid Ac:
  • 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: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • anaphylactic reaction
  • blood pressure increased
  • dry eye
  • dry skin
  • erythema
  • erythema of eyelid
  • eye pain
  • eye swelling
  • fat tissue increased
  • fatigue
1 - 6 months:
  • haemorrhage
  • staphylococcal infection
  • swelling
  • pyloric stenosis
6 - 12 months:
  • depression
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • hallucination, visual
1 - 2 years:
  • arthritis
  • bunion
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • constipation
  • dysphagia
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • hypertension
  • hypertensive heart disease
  • myocardial infarction
  • nervous system disorder
5 - 10 years:
  • hepatic cirrhosis
  • joint dislocation
  • joint injury
  • lower limb fracture
  • nasopharyngitis
  • osteoporosis
  • patellofemoral pain syndrome
  • fall
  • femur fracture
  • foot fracture
10+ years:
  • anxiety
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • emotional distress
  • general physical health deterioration
  • injury
  • pain
  • pulmonary embolism
not specified:
  • pain
  • arthralgia
  • fall
  • gait disturbance
  • back pain
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • anxiety
  • dizziness

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • arthralgia
  • fall
  • gait disturbance
  • back pain
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • dyspnoea
  • oedema peripheral
male:
  • decreased appetite
  • dyspnoea
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • hypotension
  • nausea
  • urinary tract infection
  • vomiting
  • abdominal pain
  • aortic arteriosclerosis
  • aortic valve incompetence

Most common drug interactions by age *:

20-29:
  • abdominal pain upper
  • anxiety
  • complications of maternal exposure to therapeutic drugs
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • maternal drugs affecting foetus
  • nephrolithiasis
  • premature baby
  • premature separation of placenta
  • abdominal tenderness
  • back pain
30-39:
  • arthralgia
  • constipation
  • cough
  • disorientation
  • fall
  • feeling hot and cold
  • haematocrit decreased
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • haemorrhoids
  • hypotonia
40-49:
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • emotional distress
  • oedema peripheral
  • depression
  • fatigue
  • anxiety
  • back pain
  • arthralgia
  • sensation of pressure
50-59:
  • myocardial infarction
  • breast disorder
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • chest pain
  • dyspnoea
  • groin pain
  • heart rate increased
  • back injury
  • contusion
  • coronary artery disease
60+:
  • pain
  • gait disturbance
  • tardive dyskinesia
  • dizziness
  • dysphagia
  • fall
  • balance disorder
  • mental disorder
  • arthralgia
  • extrapyramidal disorder

* 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. Pepcid ac (famotidine) is often used to treat gastrooesophageal reflux disease. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.

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