Macrobid Side Effects

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  1. link Mab
    Macrobid side effects
    My wife took macrobid for 3 days and has now had serious nervous system damage causing weakness, burning skin and chills for 8 weeks. After 7 ER visits and an overnight stay with numerous tests, all we have is we don't know what to do. Has anyone had - 20% more...
    Mab- over a year ago - 6 Replies - in Macrobid
  2. link Msamm99
    How is she now? Please email me at msamm99 at aol dot com. I have everything she had, even months later. Please help!
    Msamm99- over a year ago
  3. link Msamm99
    How is she now?
    Msamm99- over a year ago
  4. link Kristie32
    please contact me
    Kristie32- over a year ago
  5. link Nia0813
    night sweats, fevers topping 103, coughing, head aches
    I have a kidney infection. Been on this for 3 days. I experienced nausea and the last two nights woke up with night sweats (soaking wet) have had headaches along with fevers. The fevers are constant unless I take tylonal and motrin around the clock. - 59% more...
    Nia0813- over a year ago - in Macrobid
  6. link Kel602
    feeling just fine
    I have been taking Macrobid for 5 days now and it has worked. My pain from the uti has gone away and no side affects. I eat and take the pill as soon as I am done eating. I have ben sleeping more but I think it is due to my body fight off the UTI. No - 56% more...
    Kel602- over a year ago - in Macrobid
  7. link Pinkfairydust_
    Macrobid, hives, emerg
    I woke up in the morning with the worst UTI on my day off, without even thining twice i ran to the nearest medicenter and got Macrobid for it. The same day i took it i was itchy but no hives, second day was the same and i was not feeling very good ov - 82% more...
    Pinkfairydust_- over a year ago - in Macrobid
  8. link Kelseyprice
    hallucinations and nightmares
    I took macrobid 100mg for a uti and had really scary hallucinations and dreams. I was laying on my bed getting ready to take a nap and I saw someone come into my room and push my face into the pillow and I was hyperventalating trying to get away. I a - 60% more...
    Kelseyprice- over a year ago - in Macrobid
  9. link Sinclair41
    Bad side effects for me- vomiting, nausea and headache
    Just got a prescription for Macrobid from my doctor for a UTI. I took the first 2 pills with food, 7 hours apart yesterday - woke up this morning at 6 am with the worst headache ever, and quickly felt so bad I was vomiting. All day I could only keep - 57% more...
    Sinclair41- over a year ago - in Macrobid
  10. link Liillee
    Horrible Experience
    Took macrobid for 3 days. On the 3rd day I had a headache,wirh burning in my back and neck muscles. I got up on the 4th day and doubled over with abdominal cramps. I then had a bad case of loose stools. I took the next macrobid with some food. About - 84% more...
    Liillee- over a year ago - in Macrobid
  11. link Bettersoon
    Dizzy spell?
    I got out of the ER yesterday after blacking out while in driving. Fortunately, the traffic was bad and I had my foot on the brake. Managed to pull over and paramedics happened to be passing by and took me to the hospital. Never thought it had anythi - 68% more...
    Bettersoon- over a year ago - in Macrobid
  12. link Pinebud
    Macrobid and heartattack
    My Father was prescribed this even though he only has one kidney and reduced function in the second. He subsequently died of a heartattack. I dont know if this caused it but everything I read on the internet says that its not to be prescribed to pati - 13% more...
    Pinebud- over a year ago - in Macrobid
  13. link Nichole1
    Flu like symptoms on macrobid
    I have taken three doses and feel like I have the flu-body aches fatigue. I took this drug last tear and experienced the exact same thing but just wrote it off-I will never take this drug again.
    Nichole1- over a year ago - in Macrobid
  14. link Tvburlew
    Macrobid spells, stomach
    I have been taking macrobid for about a week now and the side effects have become unbearable for me. I am constantly dizzy, I am having hot and cold spells and vomiting. You're supposed to take it with food but I cant seem to keep any food on my stom - 8% more...
    Tvburlew- over a year ago - in Macrobid
  15. link Metonc2008
    Macrobid true allergic reaction, health anxiety, neck muscle, hypochondriac, stiff neck
    NONE. I first want to see that I am a hypochondriac. I have health anxiety and worry constantly. If I had to guess, most of the people who come to these sites are the same way. I came here as soon as my doctor gave me the prescription for Macrobid fo - 82% more...
    Metonc2008- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Macrobid
  16. link Mlbf2327
    Hi, Metonc2008! You sound so much like me! I am on a 7 day course of Macrobid right now, and so far the only side effect I have is nausea and muscle pain. I am a devout hypochondriac, or so people tell me, and the other night I was lying awake wonder - 58% more...
    Mlbf2327- over a year ago
  17. link Rxtechie
    Macrobid benign intracranial hypertension, dyspnea on exertion, fever chills, optic neuritis, peripheral neuropathy
    This is my 4th day on generic Macrobid (Nitrofurantoin mono 100mg) for a UTI, no problems except typical side effects like drowsiness and urine discoloration. I didn't take it with any food or milk like the label says, but my stomach was fine. I woul - 14% more...
    Rxtechie- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Macrobid
  18. link Pcworld08
    Be careful. From http://www.pharmacyescrow.com/s3976-s-MACROBID-104604-s.aspx : Macrobid may have any of the following side effects or allergic reactions: * Diarrhea * Dyspepsia * abdominal pain * constipation * emesis * Dizziness * Drowsiness * Ambl - 73% more...
    Pcworld08- over a year ago
  19. link Caspertwo
    Macrobid benedryl, benadryl, hives, hotdog, right stuff
    I was prescribed Macrobid for UTI in January of 09 , I was to take the the drug for 14 days , I thought I was doing good, no real bad side effects so i thought I may be able to put this on my can take list. On the fourteenth day I took b=my final pil - 92% more...
    Caspertwo- over a year ago - in Macrobid
  20. link Smitste
    Macrobid bee stings
    extremely itchy feels like bee stings ever few seconds so itchy I could scratch my skin off
    Smitste- over a year ago - in Macrobid
  21. link Jyoldass
    Macrobid kidney failure, diziness, medical system, chest pain, uti
    My mother (84 years old) went to her doctor for a suspected UTI and was prescribed macrobid which she started taking the day after she saw the doctor. That night she developed a fever, headache, chest pain, and her legs became numb. Fearing anything - 84% more...
    Jyoldass- over a year ago - in Macrobid
  22. link Michealjackson
    Macrobid stomach cramps, hot flashes, ob gyn, diarrhea, nausea
    I was given Macrobid by my OB/GYN to treat a UTI. First dose - Nothing. Second dose - horrible stomach cramps, diarrhea, hot flashes, nausea, felt faint, my stomach felt like it was boiling & my heart was fluttering this was all happening while i - 54% more...
    Michealjackson- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Macrobid
  23. link Debcpht
    As long as you dont have any sulpha allergies Bactrim is a safer drug to use with little to no side effects. The full generic name is Sulfamethoxazole & Trimethoprim (DS) which means double strength (800/160mg). Taken the same way as Macrobid 1 t - 8% more...
    Debcpht- over a year ago
  24. link Eko44
    Macrobid hands and feet, groin, uti, diarrhea, few days
    Took the generic form of Macrobid for a UTI, had horrible stabbing pains in gut and diarrhea. A few days after I finished the course of meds, my hands and feet and groin itch!! It is driving me crazy. Am wondering if it eventually goes away or this i - 19% more...
    Eko44- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Macrobid
  25. link Debcpht
    You probably got a yeast infenction from the antibiotics. I know isn't that great, but treatment is really simple just one pill and you should be done. Diflucan 150mg.
    Debcpht- over a year ago
  26. link Maggieaz
    Macrobid sonogram, morning sickness, yesterday morning, uti, vengeance
    I'm 14 weeks pregnant. Last week I was prescribed macrobid for a UTI. The day after I took the first 2 pills, I started bleeding and have been spotting ever since. I didn't really make the connection. I had a sonogram that showed a healthy baby, than - 68% more...
    Maggieaz- over a year ago - in Macrobid
  27. link Mrc
    Macrobid loose bowels, abdominal cramps, sore legs, burning sensation, hot flashes
    I have an UTI doctor prescribed Macrobid, I have took 7 doses and feel like crap. I kinda thought it was from the Macrobid but thought it could have been something else like the flu. It started with feeling very tired, sleepy and headaches. Now I am - 59% more...
    Mrc- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Macrobid
  28. link Lhyatt562
    I wound up in Emergency not being able to breath test said I had Pleurisy , no one could figure out why I had that , said you can't get it from a UTI , nobody figured out it was the Macrobid that did it ... I had to figure it out months later when it - 54% more...
    Lhyatt562- over a year ago
  29. link Turtle3

    I have exactly the same thing, chest very sore, hard to breath, extreme tiredness, backache, dizziness and loss of appetite and when I do eat I feel sick sortly after. I had just gone to a doctor yesterday and the Macrobid that I mentioned was never - 36% more...
    Turtle3- over a year ago - in Macrobid