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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 3,016 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 3,445 users) has active ingredients of nitrofurantoin; nitrofurantoin, macrocrystalline. It is often used in urinary tract infection.

Trend of macrobid reports

Muscle spasms

Muscle spasms (muscle contraction) (latest reports from 55,745 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain.

Trend of Muscle spasms reports

On Oct, 31, 2014: 3,016 people reported to have side effects when taking Macrobid. Among them, 53 people (1.76%) 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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