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Review: could Macrobid cause Acid reflux?

Summary: Acid reflux could be caused by Macrobid, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Flonase, and have Osteoporosis.

We study 2,997 people who have side effects while taking Macrobid from FDA and social media. Among them, 12 have Acid reflux. Find out below who they are, when they have Acid reflux and more.

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Macrobid

Macrobid (latest outcomes from 3,423 users) has active ingredients of nitrofurantoin; nitrofurantoin, macrocrystalline. It is often used in urinary tract infection, cystitis - acute bacterial. Commonly reported side effects of Macrobid include urinary tract infection, pain, pain exacerbated, dyspnoea exacerbated, breathing difficulty.

Acid reflux

Acid reflux (stomach acids rise up) (latest reports from 43,910 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 2,953 people reported to have side effects when taking Macrobid. Among them, 12 people (0.41%) have Acid Reflux. They amount to 0.03% of all the 43,840 people who have Acid Reflux on eHealthMe.

Trend of Acid reflux in Macrobid reports

Time on Macrobid when people have Acid reflux * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Acid reflux100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Acid reflux when taking Macrobid * :

FemaleMale
Acid reflux91.67%8.33%

Age of people who have Acid reflux when taking Macrobid * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Acid reflux0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%50.00%

Severity of Acid reflux when taking Macrobid ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Acid reflux0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Acid reflux ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Acid reflux0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (4 people, 33.33%)
  2. Asthma (3 people, 25.00%)
  3. Hypersensitivity (3 people, 25.00%)
  4. Arthritis (3 people, 25.00%)
  5. Insomnia (1 people, 8.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Flonase (4 people, 33.33%)
  2. Multi-vitamin (4 people, 33.33%)
  3. Hydrochlorothiazide (4 people, 33.33%)
  4. Miralax (4 people, 33.33%)
  5. Lovaza (4 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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