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Macrobid, Keflex for a 44-year old woman

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 of 23 female patients aged 44 (±5) who take the same drugs from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Macrobid (latest outcomes from 3,438 users) has active ingredients of nitrofurantoin; nitrofurantoin, macrocrystalline. It is often used in urinary tract infection.

Keflex (latest outcomes from 5,985 users) has active ingredients of cephalexin. It is often used in infection.

What are the conditions

Urinary tract infection (latest reports from 450,550 patients) can be treated by Macrobid, Cipro, Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride, Bactrim, Nitrofurantoin, Bactrim Ds.

Streptococcal infection (latest reports from 15,287 patients) can be treated by Amoxicillin.

On Jul, 25, 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:

Get connected! Join a mobile support group:
- group for people who have Streptococcal Infection
- group for people who have Urinary Tract Infection
- group for people who take Keflex
- group for people who take Macrobid

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