Could Macrobid cause Fever - from FDA reports


Summary

Fever 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 4,254 people who have side effects while taking Macrobid from FDA. Among them, 298 have Fever. Find out below who they are, when they have Fever 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 4,907 users)

Fever

Fever has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, crohn's disease, hepatitis c (latest reports from 242,262 Fever patients).

On Dec, 20, 2016

4,254 people reported to have side effects when taking Macrobid.
Among them, 298 people (7.01%) have Fever


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Macrobid cause Fever?

Time on Macrobid when people have Fever *:

  • < 1 month: 94.92 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 1.69 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 1.69 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 1.69 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Fever when taking Macrobid *:

  • female: 85.71 %
  • male: 14.29 %

Age of people who have Fever when taking Macrobid *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 3.72 %
  • 20-29: 1.65 %
  • 30-39: 9.92 %
  • 40-49: 20.66 %
  • 50-59: 17.77 %
  • 60+: 46.28 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Urinary Tract Infection (80 people, 26.85%)
  • Pain (17 people, 5.70%)
  • Crohn's Disease (16 people, 5.37%)
  • Depression (15 people, 5.03%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (13 people, 4.36%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Levaquin (45 people, 15.10%)
  • Prednisone (32 people, 10.74%)
  • Paxil (32 people, 10.74%)
  • Lasix (32 people, 10.74%)
  • Zometa (27 people, 9.06%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Chills (89 people, 29.87%)
  • Nausea (84 people, 28.19%)
  • Urinary Tract Infection (79 people, 26.51%)
  • Fatigue (71 people, 23.83%)
  • Weakness (70 people, 23.49%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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