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A study for a 45-year old woman who takes Macrobid, Keflex

Summary: 23 female patients aged 45 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 45 year old female patient who has Urinary Tract Infection, Streptococcal Infection. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

 

 

 

What are the drugs

Macrobid has active ingredients of nitrofurantoin; nitrofurantoin, macrocrystalline. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from 3,448 Macrobid users)

Keflex has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from 5,991 Keflex users)

What are the conditions

Urinary tract infection can be treated by Macrobid, Cipro, Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride, Bactrim, Nitrofurantoin, Bactrim Ds. (latest reports from 73,250 Urinary Tract Infection patients)

Streptococcal infection can be treated by Amoxicillin. (latest reports from 3,374 Streptococcal Infection patients)

On Jan, 10, 2015: 23 females aged 40 (±5) who take Macrobid, Keflex are studied

Macrobid, Keflex outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 40

Gender: female

Conditions: Urinary Tract Infection, Streptococcal Infection

Drugs taking:
- Macrobid (nitrofurantoin; nitrofurantoin, macrocrystalline)
- Keflex - EQ 500MG BASE (cephalexin)

eHealthMe real world results:

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/aGallbladder Injuryn/aPain In Extremity
Cholecystitis Chronic (long lasting infection of gallbladder)Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
PainPain
Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)Fear
Thrombosis (formation of a blood clot inside a blood vessel)Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
Gallbladder Cholesterolosis (accumulation and deposition of cholesterol inside of the)Erythema (redness of the skin)
Thrombophlebitis Superficial (swelling (inflammation) of a superficial vein caused by a blood clot)
Back Pain
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Thrombosis (formation of a blood clot inside a blood vessel)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

You can also:

You are not alone! Join a related mobile support group:
- support group for people who have Streptococcal Infection
- support group for people who have Urinary Tract Infection
- support group for people who take Keflex
- support group for people who take Macrobid

Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • I was on cephalexin for 1 month and now after stopping i realize my loss of appetite is due to the drug. can i expect my appetite to resume and is there anything i can do to bring it back and gain
    Im 85 and losing weight due to loss of appetite directly related to a one month course of cephalexin. Is there anything i can do to regain my appetite or can i expect it to return gradually??
  • Can you take cephalexin and tamiflu together?
    She steered with aches, pain, fever, congestion in lungs. Started on Donalson. The mucous was clear at the time. After three days aches persisted and very low to no fever. Took to clinic. Dr said she has,flu and started her on Tamiflu. We took her off cephalexin. Coughing persists after 6 days and mucous now yellow green.
    Should we start her back on cephalexin?
  • 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?
  • Warfarin and urinary infections (1 answer)
    HELP! Hello we are in the UK - my husband had an aortic valve replacement 4 years ago - he is now 61 and on warfarin. Over the past few years, since his AVR, he has had about 4/5 urinary infections which have caused him to be hospitalised with very high temperature/rigors etc. The medical profession in the UK seem to think there is no correlation between warfarin and urinary infections. He has been checked out to see if there is a problem with his bladder/prostrate/kidneys but all are okay and the only link we can see is when his warfarin is increased to a high dose (10mg or above) he gets this infection.

    Has anyone else experienced this or does anyone know where I could go for more information on a possible link?

    Thank you for your help.
  • Can i take nyquil if i'm on cephalexin
    I"ve had a sore throat for 8 days, I'm taking cephalexin for an ear infection. My question is "can I take Nyquil for my throat when I' on cephalexin?"

More questions for: Macrobid, Streptococcal Infection, Urinary Tract Infection

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