Review: could Macrobid cause Muscle spasms?
This is a review of Muscle spasms by studying 2,952 people who take Macrobid. We analyze: the time on Macrobid when people have Muscle spasms, gender and age of these people, the severity of Muscle spasms, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Macrobid. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Macrobid (latest outcomes from 3,421 users) has active ingredients of nitrofurantoin; nitrofurantoin, macrocrystalline. It is often used in urinary tract infection, cystitis - acute bacterial. Commonly reported side effects of Macrobid include urinary tract infection, breathing difficulty, pain exacerbated, pain relief by acupuncture, acupuncture and pain.
Muscle spasms (muscle contraction) (latest reports from 334,722 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain.
On Mar, 8, 2014: 2,952 people reported to have side effects when taking Macrobid. Among them, 53 people (1.80%) have Muscle Spasms. They amount to 0.02% of all the 334,722 people who 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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17 year old daughter had a depo-medrol shot in right foot, after an hour of receiving shot she got a spasm that went from her foot all the way to her lower back, and has had the backache and spasm now for 3 days. Doctor told me that the shot had nothing to do with it.... I beg to differ!!! my daughter was in so much pain that I was steps away from the ER. she is now on a muscle relaxer and vicodin.
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