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 4,203 people who have side effects while taking Macrobid from FDA and social media. Among them, 321 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 4,768 users)

Dizziness

Dizziness has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, drug ineffective, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 262,344 Dizziness patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

4,203 people reported to have side effects when taking Macrobid.
Among them, 321 people (7.64%) have Dizziness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Macrobid cause Dizziness?

Time on Macrobid when people have Dizziness *:

  • < 1 month: 87.1 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.45 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.23 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.23 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Dizziness when taking Macrobid *:

  • female: 94.01 %
  • male: 5.99 %

Age of people who have Dizziness when taking Macrobid *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.36 %
  • 10-19: 1.09 %
  • 20-29: 9.82 %
  • 30-39: 4.73 %
  • 40-49: 9.09 %
  • 50-59: 25.09 %
  • 60+: 49.82 %

Severity if Dizziness when taking Macrobid **:

  • 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 conditions involved for these people *:

  • Urinary Tract Infection (44 people, 13.71%)
  • Hypertension (43 people, 13.40%)
  • Convulsion (31 people, 9.66%)
  • Neoplasm Malignant (26 people, 8.10%)
  • Osteoporosis (24 people, 7.48%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Levaquin (100 people, 31.15%)
  • Xanax (97 people, 30.22%)
  • Furosemide (73 people, 22.74%)
  • Ambien (72 people, 22.43%)
  • Zometa (68 people, 21.18%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (134 people, 41.74%)
  • Headache (123 people, 38.32%)
  • Dyspnoea (112 people, 34.89%)
  • Asthenia (111 people, 34.58%)
  • Anxiety (111 people, 34.58%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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