Macrobid and Muscle spasms - from FDA reports


Summary

Muscle spasms 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. This review analyzes which people have Muscle spasms with Macrobid. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,574 people who have side effects when taking Macrobid from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 13, 2017

4,574 people reported to have side effects when taking Macrobid.
Among them, 103 people (2.25%) have Muscle Spasms


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Macrobid cause Muscle spasms?

Time on Macrobid when people have Muscle Spasms *:

  • < 1 month: 80 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 20 %

Gender of people who have Muscle Spasms when taking Macrobid *:

  • female: 92.16 %
  • male: 7.84 %

Age of people who have Muscle Spasms when taking Macrobid *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 4.94 %
  • 30-39: 3.7 %
  • 40-49: 17.28 %
  • 50-59: 30.86 %
  • 60+: 43.21 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Urinary Tract Infection (23 people, 22.33%)
  • Pain (22 people, 21.36%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (19 people, 18.45%)
  • Depression (17 people, 16.50%)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome (13 people, 12.62%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Levaquin (27 people, 26.21%)
  • Nexium (22 people, 21.36%)
  • Ambien (22 people, 21.36%)
  • Cymbalta (21 people, 20.39%)
  • Lexapro (19 people, 18.45%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (48 people, 46.60%)
  • Joint Pain (39 people, 37.86%)
  • Back Pain (39 people, 37.86%)
  • Urinary Tract Infection (33 people, 32.04%)
  • Pain (31 people, 30.10%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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