Review: could Macrobid cause Acid reflux (Gastroesophageal reflux disease)?
Summary: Acid reflux is found among people who take Macrobid, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Flonase, and have Osteoporosis. We study 3,024 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 has active ingredients of nitrofurantoin; nitrofurantoin, macrocrystalline. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from 3,452 Macrobid users)
Acid reflux (stomach acids rise up) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, pain. (latest reports from 19,300 Acid reflux patients)
On May, 2, 2015: 3,024 people reported to have side effects when taking Macrobid. Among them, 12 people (0.40%) have Acid Reflux.
Time on Macrobid when people have Acid reflux * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Acid reflux||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Acid reflux when taking Macrobid * :
|Acid reflux||91.67%||8.33% |
Age of people who have Acid reflux when taking Macrobid * :
|Acid reflux||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||50.00% |
Severity of Acid reflux when taking Macrobid ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Acid reflux||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Acid reflux ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Acid reflux||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (4 people, 33.33%)
- Asthma (3 people, 25.00%)
- Hypersensitivity (3 people, 25.00%)
- Arthritis (3 people, 25.00%)
- Insomnia (1 people, 8.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Flonase (4 people, 33.33%)
- Multi-vitamin (4 people, 33.33%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (4 people, 33.33%)
- Miralax (4 people, 33.33%)
- Lovaza (4 people, 33.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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