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Review: could Macrobid cause Clostridium difficile colitis?

Summary: Clostridium difficile colitis is found among people who take Macrobid, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, also take medication Lisinopril, and have Urinary tract infection.

We study 3,016 people who have side effects while taking Macrobid from FDA and social media. Among them, 7 have Clostridium difficile colitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Clostridium difficile colitis and more.

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Macrobid

Macrobid (latest outcomes from 3,445 users) has active ingredients of nitrofurantoin; nitrofurantoin, macrocrystalline. It is often used in urinary tract infection.

Trend of macrobid reports

Clostridium difficile colitis

Clostridium difficile colitis (inflammation of colon by clostridium difficile bacteria infection) (latest reports from 3,626 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, multiple myeloma, pain, multiple sclerosis.

Trend of Clostridium difficile colitis reports

On Nov, 25, 2014: 3,016 people reported to have side effects when taking Macrobid. Among them, 7 people (0.23%) have Clostridium Difficile Colitis.

Trend of Clostridium difficile colitis in Macrobid reports

Time on Macrobid when people have Clostridium difficile colitis * :

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Gender of people who have Clostridium difficile colitis when taking Macrobid * :

FemaleMale
Clostridium difficile colitis100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Clostridium difficile colitis when taking Macrobid * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Clostridium difficile colitis0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%14.29%42.86%42.86%

Severity of Clostridium difficile colitis when taking Macrobid ** :

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How people recovered from Clostridium difficile colitis ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Urinary tract infection (6 people, 85.71%)
  2. Multiple sclerosis (3 people, 42.86%)
  3. Hypertension (3 people, 42.86%)
  4. Fatigue (3 people, 42.86%)
  5. Depression (3 people, 42.86%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lisinopril (5 people, 71.43%)
  2. Phenergan (3 people, 42.86%)
  3. Uroxatral (3 people, 42.86%)
  4. Aspirin (3 people, 42.86%)
  5. Meperidine hcl (3 people, 42.86%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    (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
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    (Asked by a 48 year old woman who has Tachycardia, Menapause, Asthma, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Diabetes, Fibromyalgia, High Blood Pressure, High Blood Cholesterol, and takes Prednisone, Cardizem, Ventolin, Metformin, Claritin, Macrobid, Dulera, Zanaflex, Actemra, Vitamin D, Edta)
    I am trying to decide if I should take Activella 1/.5 for treatment of Menapause symptoms that are driving me nuts. I have been struggling with hot flashes and night sweats along with dryness, and difficulty sleeping. My doctor told me that since I am 48 and already about a year into this that tre ...
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    (Asked by a 60 year old woman who has Urinary Tract Infection, and takes Macrobid)
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    (Asked by a 45 year old man who has C. Diff, Sarcoidosis)
    My fiance was hopsitalized for over a month due to a subarachnoid hemorrage. About two weeks later while he was still on a respirator fighting for his life he developed cdiff. No one ever mentioned him having the sarcoidosis I have since learned this from his discharge instructions. I wanted to k ...

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