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 Urinary tract infection . We study 4,330 people who have side effects while taking Macrobid from FDA and social media. Among them, 329 have Dizziness. Find out below who they are, when they have Dizziness 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 4,900 users)

Dizziness

Dizziness has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression, osteoporosis, pain (latest reports from 271,670 Dizziness patients).

On Nov, 19, 2016

4,330 people reported to have side effects when taking Macrobid.
Among them, 329 people (7.6%) have Dizziness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Macrobid cause Dizziness?

Time on Macrobid when people have Dizziness *:

  • < 1 month: 87.88 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.06 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.03 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.03 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Dizziness when taking Macrobid *:

  • female: 94.15 %
  • male: 5.85 %

Age of people who have Dizziness when taking Macrobid *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.36 %
  • 10-19: 1.07 %
  • 20-29: 9.96 %
  • 30-39: 4.63 %
  • 40-49: 8.9 %
  • 50-59: 25.27 %
  • 60+: 49.82 %

Severity of Dizziness **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 60 %
  • severe: 40 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Dizziness **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Levaquin (100 people, 30.40%)
  • Xanax (97 people, 29.48%)
  • Furosemide (73 people, 22.19%)
  • Ambien (72 people, 21.88%)
  • Zometa (68 people, 20.67%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Macrobid, learn more)

Potential co-existing conditions

  • High Blood Pressure (43 people, 13.07%)
  • Convulsion (31 people, 9.42%)
  • Neoplasm Malignant (26 people, 7.90%)
  • Pain (24 people, 7.29%)
  • Depression (24 people, 7.29%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Pain (135 people, 41.03%)
  • Urinary Tract Infection (127 people, 38.60%)
  • Headache (127 people, 38.60%)
  • Weakness (121 people, 36.78%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (112 people, 34.04%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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