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Review: Calcium and Macrobid

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Calcium and Macrobid. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 68 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Calcium (latest outcomes from 13,977 users) has active ingredients of calcium. It is often used in osteoporosis.

Macrobid (latest outcomes from 3,438 users) has active ingredients of nitrofurantoin; nitrofurantoin, macrocrystalline. It is often used in urinary tract infection.

On Sep, 13, 2014: 68 people who take Calcium, Macrobid are studied

Calcium, Macrobid outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Calcium (calcium)
- Macrobid (nitrofurantoin; nitrofurantoin, macrocrystalline)

Drug effectiveness over time :


Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Urinary Tract Infection
Vision Blurred
Chest Pain
Musculoskeletal Pain
Pain In Extremity
Speech Disorder Nec

Drug effectiveness by gender :


Most common drug interactions by gender * :

Chest PainMucosal Inflammation
Vision BlurredConvulsion
Urinary Tract InfectionSmall Intestinal Ulcer Haemorrhage
Musculoskeletal PainTumour Lysis Syndrome
ArthralgiaPleural Effusion
NauseaWeight Decreased
Pain In ExtremityHepatosplenic T-cell Lymphoma
Speech Disorder NecRectal Haemorrhage

Drug effectiveness by age :


Most common drug interactions by age * :

n/an/aRenal Failuren/an/aHeadache NosPyrexiaPyrexia
ShockAbdominal DistensionDyspnoeaArthritis Infective
Rectal HaemorrhageVision BlurredDepressionAsthenia
PyrexiaNarcolepsyFatigueMusculoskeletal Pain
Pleural EffusionHypoaesthesiaHaemolytic AnaemiaAbdominal Pain Nos
Small Intestinal Ulcer HaemorrhageSpeech Disorder NecCardiomyopathyDiverticulitis Nos
Splenic InfarctionNeck PainOedema PeripheralCondition Aggravated
Weight DecreasedPain In FaceNephrolithiasisChest Pain
Tumour Lysis SyndromeIntermenstrual BleedingPruritusRespiratory Distress
T-cell LymphomaWeaknessPyelonephritisArthralgia

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Calcium (calcium) is often used to treat osteoporosis. Macrobid (nitrofurantoin; nitrofurantoin, macrocrystalline) is often used to treat urinary tract infection. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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