Review: could Macrobid cause Muscle spasms?
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 Gastrooesophageal reflux disease.
We study 3,023 people who have side effects while taking Macrobid from FDA and social media. Among them, 53 have Muscle spasms. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle spasms 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)
Muscle spasms (muscle contraction) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain. (latest reports from 56,975 Muscle spasms patients)
On Mar, 10, 2015: 3,023 people reported to have side effects when taking Macrobid. Among them, 53 people (1.75%) have Muscle Spasms.
Time on Macrobid when people have Muscle spasms * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Muscle spasms||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Muscle spasms when taking Macrobid * :
|Muscle spasms||90.38%||9.62% |
Age of people who have Muscle spasms when taking Macrobid * :
|Muscle spasms||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||2.50%||2.50%||27.50%||12.50%||55.00% |
Severity of Muscle spasms when taking Macrobid ** :
How people recovered from Muscle spasms ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (15 people, 28.30%)
- Pain (14 people, 26.42%)
- Depression (13 people, 24.53%)
- Urinary tract infection (13 people, 24.53%)
- Osteoarthritis (12 people, 22.64%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Levaquin (22 people, 41.51%)
- Nexium (18 people, 33.96%)
- Protonix (16 people, 30.19%)
- Singulair (15 people, 28.30%)
- Ambien (15 people, 28.30%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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