Review: could Macrobid cause Dizziness?
Summary: Dizziness is found among people who take Macrobid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Levaquin, and have High blood pressure.
We study 3,021 people who have side effects while taking Macrobid from FDA and social media. Among them, 265 have Dizziness. Find out below who they are, when they have Dizziness 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 3,450 Macrobid users)
Dizziness has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 162,279 Dizziness patients)
On Mar, 3, 2015: 3,021 people reported to have side effects when taking Macrobid. Among them, 266 people (8.81%) have Dizziness.
Time on Macrobid when people have Dizziness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Dizziness when taking Macrobid * :
Age of people who have Dizziness when taking Macrobid * :
Severity of Dizziness when taking Macrobid ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Dizziness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (37 people, 13.91%)
- Urinary tract infection (35 people, 13.16%)
- Convulsion (29 people, 10.90%)
- Neoplasm malignant (26 people, 9.77%)
- Osteoporosis (22 people, 8.27%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Levaquin (105 people, 39.47%)
- Xanax (89 people, 33.46%)
- Ambien (74 people, 27.82%)
- Furosemide (73 people, 27.44%)
- Zometa (68 people, 25.56%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- I too have hashimoto's and hydrocephalus
I have been HYPOTHYROID since at least 18 years old, now 43, and last 2 years found out that I did test positive for Hashimotos and was told I have no thyroid left. When I was 26, I had visual disturbance and went to the ER. Was told by the neurologist that I had mild hydroencephaly, and may require a shunt. Due to lack of insurance, went years with no treatment or follow up. Now have numerous problems with Hashimotos/Hypothyroid and investigating the correlation between the Hydroencephaly and Hashimotos. Is this the only study of the two relations?
- I injected suboxone and now i feel weird this is not the first time i done it but the first time my arm is numb all over dizziness purple pinkish splotches all over my arm wat is wrong
I shot an eighth of suboxone today and now my arm is purplish and red blotches there was no pain during or after injection only numbness dizziness and I can't get my nail nd to go to white it stays red this has never happened before.
- Can xeralto and an antihistimine cause dizziness, shortness of breath, tiredness, etc.
I also take a blood thinner, xeralto, for a-fib. I have been using a mouthwash of an antihistimine antacid mix for a day and a half.
- Is sciatica and macrobid induced muscle and joint pain reversible?
Was prescribed Macrobid twice in one month for Bladder infection. Experienced severe joint and muscle pain during the seven days I was taking it. That was back in September, 2014. It is now mid-December. Is this condition reversible?
- I have a little lightheadiness after 4 months of sertraline 50 mg is this normal
Hi had a panic attack last fall.. Been on 50 mg sertraline Split my dosage 25mg at 6 am then the other 25 at 10 am.. Headaches have not been as bad but still a little lightheaded is this normal?
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I took macrobid for 5 days.On the second day I noticed my throat getting sore then it became hoarse and by the next morning I had lost it. That was last Wednesday I still have virtually no voice. Also I have noticed an increasing depression although I am taking my wellbutrin regularly.
Before I took the macrobid I was in general good health and happy and feeling great. now I feel awful, dizzy, could care less if I live or die sort of feelings no interest in sex, finishing school etc. THIS IS NOT GOOD!!
Thank you, Aria
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