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Macrobid, Keflex for a 44-year old woman

Summary: 23 female patients aged 44 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 44 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 (latest outcomes from 3,445 users) has active ingredients of nitrofurantoin; nitrofurantoin, macrocrystalline. It is often used in urinary tract infection.

Keflex (latest outcomes from 5,989 users) has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection.

What are the conditions

Urinary tract infection can be treated by Macrobid, Cipro, Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride, Nitrofurantoin, Bactrim, Bactrim Ds. (view latest reports from 71,618 patients)

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

On Oct, 30, 2014: 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 ChronicOedema Peripheral
PainPain
PancreatitisFear
ThrombosisPulmonary Embolism
Gallbladder CholesterolosisErythema
Thrombophlebitis Superficial
Back Pain
Dyspnoea
Thrombosis

* 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):

  • Warfarin and urinary infections
    (Asked by a 61 year old man who has Urinary Tract Infection, and takes Warfarin Sodium)
    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 profess ...

  • Can i take nyquil if i'm on cephalexin
    (Asked by a 55 year old woman who has Sore Throat, and takes 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?"

  • Mucous in stools rolling std jab
    (Asked by a 22 year old man who has Diarrhoea Infectious, Nausea, Mucous In Stool, and takes Cephalexin)
    Hi there, I was recently diagnosed with Balanitis, a small white ulcer has appeared on my foreskin caused by the trauma of the condition. I went to the ER for the problem, worrying that it maybe and std, the nurse and doctor there told me to keep the ulcer clean and to keep strong soaps away fro ...

  • Can i take my macrobid while i have a hangover? is it safe?
    (Asked by a 54 year old man who has UTI, and takes Macrobid)
    Help me please! I really need to know if I can take my pill (macrobid) when I have a hangover

  • Can i take pepcid complete with keflex
    (Asked by a 69 year old woman who has Upset Stomach, and takes Keflex)
    Keflex is giving me an upset stomach. Can I take pepcid complete to help or is it contradicted with Keflex?

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

You may be interested at these reviews (Write a review):

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    (Posted by a 64 year old woman who has UTI, Uti. Haven't Had Any In Years..hard To Get Rid Of., and takes Bydureon)
    After 7 weeks of nausea vomiting and diarrhea I got a uti that was hard to get rid of. I also have an inflammation of sacaril nerve. Have had antibiotics and steroids. It is still hurting after 2 months.Don't know if this is connected but is a fact.

  • Achilles tendon tear
    (Posted by a 62 year old man who has Left Achilles Ligiment Tear; Also Diarrhea , and takes Keflex)
    At the end of my 10 day treatment time on Cephalexin 500 mg, I experience diarrhea, so I took acidophilus three times a day, and it went away. I also woke up with a Achilles ligament tear, with a bulge in the tendon, not a rupture. No changes in my daily routine, in regards to exercise, just swimm ...

  • I have twice developed a uti after injection of prolia
    (Posted by a 72 year old woman who has Urinary Tract Infection, Cystitis, and takes Prolia)
    I have taken Prolia for 2 years..4 injections. After the last 2 injections within 2 weeks I developed severe cystitis and had to go on course of antibiotics. I am fearful of continuing this medication as the last infection caused me to be treated at the emergency room.

  • Flagyl and hair loss
    (Posted by a 39 year old woman who has UTI, and takes Prozac, Vyvanse)
    I was miserable already but the side effects of this medicine only compounded it. I have had severe diarrhea, stomach cramps, nausea, a horrible metallic taste in my mouth and worst of all I have patches of hair that have completely fallen out!! I am horrified that this medicine is even prescribed t ...

  • Cephalexin 500 mg caused allergic reaction
    (Posted by a 66 year old woman who has Anaphylactic Reaction, and takes Cephalexin)
    I developed a rash that quickly turned to painful, itchy blistering after taking cephalexin 500mg capsules for only 2 days (the prescription was for 10 days). The rash was on my hands, legs, back, & arms. I was sent by my doctor to the hospital emergency room. diagnosed as an allergic reaction to c ...

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Common symptoms:

Women of age 40-49 with Urinary Tract Infection:
  1. Joint pain (100 reports)
  2. Nausea (99 reports)
  3. Pain (95 reports)
  4. Weakness (89 reports)
  5. Back pain (86 reports)
  6. Pain in extremity (86 reports)
  7. Fatigue (84 reports)
  8. Fever (78 reports)
  9. Rashes (77 reports)
  10. Stress and anxiety (76 reports)
Women of age 40-49 with Streptococcal Infection:
  1. Urinary tract infection (128 reports)
  2. Joint pain (100 reports)
  3. Nausea (99 reports)
  4. Pain (95 reports)
  5. Back pain (86 reports)
  6. Pain in extremity (86 reports)
  7. Fever (78 reports)
  8. Stress and anxiety (76 reports)
  9. Headache (66 reports)
  10. Dizziness (64 reports)

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

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