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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 3,021 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

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 spasms (muscle contraction) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain. (latest reports from 56,957 Muscle spasms patients)

On Feb, 5, 2015: 3,021 people reported to have side effects when taking Macrobid. Among them, 53 people (1.75%) have Muscle Spasms.

Trend of Muscle spasms in Macrobid reports

Time on Macrobid when people have Muscle spasms * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Muscle spasms100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Muscle spasms90.38%9.62%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Muscle spasms0.00%0.00%0.00%2.50%2.50%27.50%12.50%55.00%

Severity of Muscle spasms when taking Macrobid ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Muscle spasms ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (15 people, 28.30%)
  2. Pain (14 people, 26.42%)
  3. Depression (13 people, 24.53%)
  4. Urinary tract infection (13 people, 24.53%)
  5. Osteoarthritis (12 people, 22.64%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Levaquin (22 people, 41.51%)
  2. Nexium (18 people, 33.96%)
  3. Protonix (16 people, 30.19%)
  4. Singulair (15 people, 28.30%)
  5. Ambien (15 people, 28.30%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (23 hours ago):

  • I am in my 3rd week of nausea following a 5-day treatment with Macrobid for a bladder infection. I had several of the side effects of this drug and the persistent nausea has not subsided.

    Reply

  • From this study (5 days ago):

  • I am currently experiencing constant muscle contractions in my abdomen and jerking movements in my neck and midsection. My neck will pull back by itself... Or while I'm standing I'll involuntarily bend over. I'm also having balance issues. I feel very unstable walking and am experiencing some tremors.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • This condition causes me to turn my head to the left and make it difficult to do anything normally.

    Reply

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