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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 3,018 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 has active ingredients of nitrofurantoin; nitrofurantoin, macrocrystalline. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from Macrobid 3,446 users)

Clostridium difficile colitis

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

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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