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A study for a 40-year old woman who takes Macrobid, Keflex

Summary: 23 female patients aged 40 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 40 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 3,450 Macrobid users)

Keflex has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from 5,992 Keflex users)

What are the conditions

Urinary tract infection can be treated by Macrobid, Cipro, Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride, Nitrofurantoin, Bactrim, Bactrim Ds. (latest reports from 73,273 Urinary Tract Infection patients)

Streptococcal infection can be treated by Amoxicillin. (latest reports from 3,375 Streptococcal Infection patients)

On Mar, 1, 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 on :
- 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

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

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