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Review: could Macrobid cause Muscle spasms?

We study 3,004 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 (latest outcomes from 3,431 users) has active ingredients of nitrofurantoin; nitrofurantoin, macrocrystalline. It is often used in urinary tract infection.

Muscle spasms

Muscle spasms (muscle contraction) (latest reports from 349,482 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain.

On Jul, 15, 2014: 3,004 people reported to have side effects when taking Macrobid. Among them, 53 people (1.76%) have Muscle Spasms. They amount to 0.02% of all the 349,316 people who have Muscle Spasms on eHealthMe.

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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