Macrobid and Clostridium difficile colitis - from FDA reports


Summary

Clostridium difficile colitis is found among people who take Macrobid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Lisinopril, and have Urinary tract infection. This review analyzes which people have Clostridium difficile colitis with Macrobid. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,574 people who have side effects when taking Macrobid from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 01, 2017

4,574 people reported to have side effects when taking Macrobid.
Among them, 15 people (0.33%) have Clostridium Difficile Colitis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Macrobid cause Clostridium difficile colitis?

Gender of people who have Clostridium Difficile Colitis when taking Macrobid *:

  • female: 86.67 %
  • male: 13.33 %

Age of people who have Clostridium Difficile Colitis when taking Macrobid *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 7.14 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 7.14 %
  • 50-59: 42.86 %
  • 60+: 42.86 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Urinary Tract Infection (6 people, 40.00%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (5 people, 33.33%)
  • Depression (5 people, 33.33%)
  • High Blood Pressure (4 people, 26.67%)
  • Fatigue (4 people, 26.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lisinopril (5 people, 33.33%)
  • Tysabri (4 people, 26.67%)
  • Provigil (4 people, 26.67%)
  • Phenergan (4 people, 26.67%)
  • Lexapro (4 people, 26.67%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Urinary Tract Infection (6 people, 40.00%)
  • Rectal Ulcer (3 people, 20.00%)
  • Pain (3 people, 20.00%)
  • Dehydration (3 people, 20.00%)
  • Nausea (2 people, 13.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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