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Review: Calcium and Macrobid





Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Calcium and Macrobid together.

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 has active ingredients of calcium. It is often used in osteoporosis. (latest outcomes from Calcium 14,006 users)

Macrobid has active ingredients of nitrofurantoin; nitrofurantoin, macrocrystalline. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from Macrobid 3,446 users)

On Nov, 27, 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 :

n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

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

Drug effectiveness by gender :

n/a

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
PyrexiaPyrexia
FallNeutropenia
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 :

n/a

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
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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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • Is sciatica and macrobid induced muscle and joint pain reversible?
    Was prescribed Macrobid twice in one month for Bladder infection. Experienced severe joint and muscle pain during the seven days I was taking it. That was back in September, 2014. It is now mid-December. Is this condition reversible?
  • Why would i get copd since i never smoked?
    I have several autoimmune disorders, I was shocked to get the COPD diagnosis since I have never smoked but I had second hand smoke first 23 years of my life.
    My doctor said my Autoimmune Hepatitis and Primary Biliary Cholingitis set me up for COPD.
  • Is it possible to be on dep provera for a year and have shrunk over 3 inches?
    I was on the Depo Provera shot for exactly a year. When I first got on it I was almost 5'10 and I got off the shot last December, and I now measure barely 5'6. I have no understanding as to why I have lost this much height. I have been trying to figure out the reason for a year now. This shot gave me low sex drive, made me sick, gave me terrible mood swings, and i had no idea it was doing any of these things until my now husband pointed them out to me and it caused a serious strain in our relationship. It has been almost a year since I got off the shot and I am still decreasing slowly in height and haven't had a period in a couple years, never on the shot and haven't since I got off. I'm so curios (and scared) to find out why this is happening.
  • Has anyone been prescribed methotrexate for granuloma annulare?
    I have had GA for 2 years now, however it has gotten progressively worse the past 6 months. It has now spread over 80% of my body. I am seeing an Endocrinologist next week as I believe my thyroid may play a big role in this. My Regular Dr. suggested I speak to Endocrinologist about a drug called Methotrexate. Has anyone taken this for GA, and if so, can you please tell me if it is working, side effects etc?
    I am desperate for some relief!
    Thanks
  • My family member is dignosed with leprosy recently and i fear if i got infected (1 answer)
    There is sudden pain in the right side of waist, and pain in ankle raises till thighes while walking through calves and make it almost difficult to take any further step. Thanks for taking interest and giving time

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Calcium (calcium) is often used to treat osteopenia. 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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