Review: taking Calcium and Macrobid together
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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Calcium has active ingredients of calcium. It is often used in osteoporosis. (latest outcomes from 14,032 Calcium users) Macrobid has active ingredients of nitrofurantoin; nitrofurantoin, macrocrystalline. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from 3,450 Macrobid users)
What are the drugs
Calcium has active ingredients of calcium. It is often used in osteoporosis. (latest outcomes from 14,032 Calcium users)
Macrobid has active ingredients of nitrofurantoin; nitrofurantoin, macrocrystalline. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from 3,450 Macrobid users)
On Feb, 25, 2015: 68 people who take Calcium, Macrobid are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Calcium (calcium)
- Macrobid (nitrofurantoin; nitrofurantoin, macrocrystalline)
Drug effectiveness over time :
Drug effectiveness by gender :
Drug effectiveness by age :
Most common drug interactions over time * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Urinary Tract Infection|
|Pain In Extremity|
|Speech Disorder Nec|
Most common drug interactions by gender * :
|Chest Pain||Mucosal Inflammation|
|Urinary Tract Infection||Small Intestinal Ulcer Haemorrhage|
|Musculoskeletal Pain||Tumour Lysis Syndrome|
|Pain In Extremity||Hepatosplenic T-cell Lymphoma|
|Speech Disorder Nec||Rectal Haemorrhage|
Most common drug interactions by age * :
|n/a||n/a||Renal Failure||n/a||n/a||Headache Nos||Pyrexia||Pyrexia|
|Shock||Abdominal Distension||Dyspnoea||Arthritis Infective|
|Rectal Haemorrhage||Vision Blurred||Depression||Asthenia|
|Pleural Effusion||Hypoaesthesia||Haemolytic Anaemia||Abdominal Pain Nos|
|Small Intestinal Ulcer Haemorrhage||Speech Disorder Nec||Cardiomyopathy||Diverticulitis Nos|
|Splenic Infarction||Neck Pain||Oedema Peripheral||Condition Aggravated|
|Weight Decreased||Pain In Face||Nephrolithiasis||Chest Pain|
|Tumour Lysis Syndrome||Intermenstrual Bleeding||Pruritus||Respiratory Distress|
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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- I took a musinex dm and acetominphen for congestion and a headache and fainted shortly after.
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- 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.
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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:
- Calcium is used in:
- Macrobid is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Calcium alternatives:
- Macrobid alternatives:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.
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