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Macrobid and longterm heart palpitations

I was prescribed Macrobid 4 times a day for 14 days back in June 2015. After 10 days my heart was racing , I had a headache so bad it felt like my brain was swelling. After reading some blogs and seeing what other folks were expierencing I quit taking them on day 10. I am still having severe palpitations 3 months later and feeling my heart skipping beats. Until the Macrobid I have never had this happen. I recently was put on a 24 hour heart monitor and it only worked for 14 hours before it errored. When they downloaded the recording it showed I had over 5000 incidents in the 14 hours. Im scheduled now for an echo cardiac ultrasound in 3 days and my physician wants to put me on a lowdose beta blocker. I feel nervous about tthe betablocker so am waiting til the ultrasound . My question I ...

100 mg macrobid with 500 mg naproxen

Can naproxen 500mg be taken for pain while on macrobid 100 mg for a bladder infection? I am being treated for a uti, takng macrobid 100mg, but I'm also experiencing pain in my legs for which I would take a naproxen 500mg. ## I didn't find any problems, or interactions listed between them, but it is always best to double check to be sure. The FDA lists the typical side effects of this antibiotic as possibly including nausea, dizziness, diarrhea, non-allergic skin rash, and diarrhea. Are you on any other medications? ## I was taking this too and had similar pain. My doctor told me to stop taking it and prescribed a different antibiotic. Four days later, I am still experiencing the pain in my feet and legs. They added it to my (short) list of allergies to medications.

amoxicillin 500 mg and macrobid 100 mg

put on macrabid 100mg today for uti. also have bronchitis and the er dr. told me when if finished the 7 days of macrabid to take amoxicillin 500 mg 1 cap x three times a day for 7 days for the bronchitis. by mistake this evening i tool the macrabid and the amoxicillin together! instead of the AZO 2 tabs 3xdaily. will i have any side effects of this 1 mistake. i notice by heart rate is up a bit and a few pvc's. but i did drink some tea this evening with some sprint mixed with it. sitting here at 2:00 pm worried sick! ## Hello, Katie! How are you? As reported by the U.S. FDA, there is no harm in mixing antibiotics, they are often prescribed together to treat severe infections, or if a doctor isn't sure what specific bacteria caused the infection. It can, however, cause you to expe...

macrobid and methadone

does taking antibiotics while taking methadone lessen the effects of methadone? ## im a chronic pain sufferer stuck in a hospital bed and can barely pivit to the porta pot with 6 or 7 different deseases im on 16 different prescriptions plus infusions monthly my pain management doctor has me on methadone 10 mg 80 mg daily ive been on keflex 2500 mg a day for a ecoli infection that got really bad starting tommorrow i will start a course of macrobid for 7 days 100 mg 3 times a day starting the third day of antibotics my methadone started feeling as if it wasnt working as well at first i thougt it was cause i was so sick now at the 7th day of antibotics i feel like im not taking my pain meds at all will these antibotics make my pain med not work well at all? ## I didn't find any problem...

Blood in urine

I just started taking macrobic...and I started my menstrual cycle when I already had it this month. Is something wrong? ## Did you mean Macrobid,the antibiotic containing Nitrofurantoin? Is the blood in your urine or is it menstrual? If you use a form of female contraceptive and take antibiotics, they can affect the efficacy and this may cause breakthrough bleeding. ## My husband's urine has blood in it. What can he use to clear that blood out?

is macrobid safe to give dogs

My 7 month old puppy seems to have a UTI. I have macro is for my own recurring UTIs. Is it safe to use for my dog? ## Hello, Troy! How are you and the pup? Yes, it is safe to use in dogs and is prescribed to them for UTIs, as well. However, that doesn't necessarily mean it's safe for your pup. If they have any type of problem with kidney function, or a kidney disease, they can't take it. Thus, it would be best to consult with your vet, first, to be safe. The FDA classifies this medication as an antibiotic and lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Thank you so much for your reply. After searching several other sites, along with this one, I decided to giv...

macrobid side effects

Off macrobid for two weeks now still feeling very fatigued and still no appetite. Is that normal? ## Hello, Grandma! How are you feeling? Have things improved, at all? If not, you should consult your doctor, because the side effects shouldn't linger that long, after finishing your course of treatment with it. 2 weeks is about the max. The FDA lists the other typical side effects of this antibiotic as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I was prescribed Macrobid on Wednesday, and noticed a splotchy red rash on my arms, chest, legs, and back. I stopped taking the antibiotic yesterday (Saturday) as directed, and started taking Benedryl, which seems to help, but it keeps coming back. How long can...

Generic Macrobid side effects

I have been taking a new generic Macrobid for about nine weeks, It is my only medication change. Nine weeks ago I stated having heart palpations, sometimes prolonged and disturbing. The new capsules are black and cream, not the old bright yellow and black. Printed on the capsule is a large, italicized E and the numbers 122. Has anyone experienced palpations with this drug? ## I was put on Generic Macrobid and I also have had discomfort in my chest. I even call the pharmacy to see if they had given me the wrong medication. ## I was prescribed generic Macrobid the other day for a UTI, and I am experiencing side effects such as nausea, diarrhea and agitation, which never happened to me on the brand name Macrobid. I am calling my doctor about this today. I read that generic meds. can be 20%...


I want to know what this medicine is used for? ## Hi Virginia, Macrobid (Nitrofurantoin) is an antibiotic. It is usually used in treating urinary tract infection. Like many other drugs, it is often used against E Coli. Side effects may include: Nausea and vomiting, fever, rash, and hypersensitivity pneumonitis. It can also cause pulmonary fibrosis. If you would like to learn more information about this antibiotic, please visit the link below... Did you have any more questions or comments to add? Please post back if you do, and I will be happy to help you. ## can I use NitrofurantoinUARJYB 100 mg to treat a inflamation of a tooth? ## How quickly does macrobid (100mg 2x daily) start working? I always feel like I have to pee and my bladder never feels empty even though it is.


WILL MACROBID INTERFERE WITH METHADONE? WILL IT EFFECT THE SERUM METHADONE LEVELS? ## Macrobid contains the active ingredient Nitrofurantoin, it is an antibiotic that is most commonly used to treat urinary tract infections. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, skin rash and diarrhea. Learn more: Methadone is a narcotic that is commonly used to treat chronic pain and drug addiction. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, dizziness and dry mouth. Learn more: And no, there are no interactions or problems listed for using these together, however, you should check with your doctor or pharmacist to be certain. Are there any other comments or questions? ## Thank You SSSOOOOOO very much for posting this reply! I am terrified to take ANYTHING with my Methadone and i...

Macrobid and ear pressure

I've taken just one macrobid at 5pm and at 9pm out of nowhere my left ear felt as though I was a really high elevation, not so bad in my right but it's there. I keep having to yawn to make my ears pop and I'm doing this at least twice a minute when it's really annoying and at other times when I swallow I feel them pop. Sometimes even sound gets fainter then gets clearer again. I'm flying tomorrow. I'm going to hold off taking one tomorrow morning and go straight in to see the doc but since this came out of nowhere is this the drug? ## It is really hard to say, it might be due to the medication, according to FDA reports, but it could also be due to some other issue. Other side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, and diarrhea. Have you consu...

macrobid for my dog

can i dissolve macrobid in water, or oil or fruit juice for my dog . what will it disolve it the best? ## Hi Reta, Based on my research, Macrobid (nitrofuratoin) is used in dogs typically for resistant urinary tract infections. A far as dissolving the medication goes, it would probably break down well in lemon juice or anything of the sort. I would dilute it with some water after dissolving it in the juice though, just so it doesn't taste as acidic. Post back if you have any more questions, I hope this info helps! ## I have 100mg of Macrobid my dog weighs 8 lbs. how much water should I dilute this with to be safe? ## I presume my diabetic dog has another uti I have my own macrobid capsules it may be 100mg How do I give to him do I open capsule vibe a bit with food he's diabetic ...

Back & neck pain, mouth and tongue pain after Macrobid

Took macro I'd about 1 month ago for UTI. 100mg for 10 days. My mouth started hurting. Went to doctor and he gave me something for thrush. Finished antibiotics but on last day still was hirtyioso they put me on amoxicillin. Never had back pain and neck pain so bad in my life. Went back to doctor 4 weeks later and back still hurting bad Across my neck and shoulders. But UTI came back. Put me back on macrobid and back, neck, shoulder, mouth and tongue is killing me. He also put me on predinsolone for inflammation. After two days I quit taking the microbid My mouth feels better. The steroids is helping my back pain. I think the microbid is causing all my pain. ## It is hard to say, it can cause some body aches/pains as a side effect, according to FDA reports. You may also experience na...

Macrobid 100 mg. prescribed 2x daily for 5 days

What is it prescribed for? In what amounts? Are there any side effects? Most importantly, is it ever prescribed for kidney infections? If so, how do you take it? Is there anything else important that I need to know?! ## It is an antibiotic that is used to treat various types of bacterial infections. The dosage can depend on the severity of the infection being treated. The FDA warns that it may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash, and diarrhea. It should be taken every 12 hours, with a full 8 ounce glass of water, or other liquid. Is there anything else I can help with?

switching from one anitobotic to another is ok

Hello I recently have a uti infection my doctor gave me macrobid 100mg 2 times daily and have been taking it 3 days and every time I eat my stomach bloats real bad and very uncomfortable and I don't want to eat and I am also having headaches. I am getting ready to take a cruise in 5 days and I was wandering if I could start taking kelfex 500mg. My doctor put me on this because I told him I would be in the sun a lot and I needed something that was not sun sensitive. I have never taken marcobid before. It got to be the medicine making feel that way. I was going to start taking it today because I can't take this another day and can't talk to him until Monday. Any help would be appreciated thanks. ## Hello, Betty! How are you? You should take the medication that your doctor has ...

effects of taking 100 mg macrobid with norco 7.5/325 mg

What are the possible effects of taking macrobid (100 mg) at the same time as norco 7.5-325 mg to treat a UTI and handle chronic back pain? ## You may experience some more nausea, and drowsiness than usual, according to FDA reports. Other side effects may include dizziness, headache, and diarrhea. Have you been told to take them both? How long will you be taking the antibiotic?

What antibiotics work best for a tooth infection

I have the following antibiotics that I can take to help me until I can get to my dental appointment, but my dental appointment isn't until February 10th. I always keep my appointments because it's hard to get in with them, they stay booked for the time frame I can get there. I have an infection in the front of my gum area, front tooth stays sore a lot. It comes and goes all the time. I can taste it too. Which one would help me best until my appointment? Macrobid, Levofloxacin, or Bactrim? ## Hi Kym, I see you posted this on January 30th...and it's now March 2nd (after your appointment date). Were you ever able to determine which antibiotic to take for the tooth infection? I've been prescribed Penicillin/Amoxicillin for this in the recent past and that seemed to keep me ...

I took macrobid 100 mg twice within 8 hours

I took macrobid 100 mg twice within 8 hours. I thought it was three times a day, but it said two times a day. Do I need to go to the er? ## This is an antibiotic, so you can't really overdose on it, unless you are allergic to it, or would take the whole bottle. However, as listed by the NIH, you may experience more side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash, and diarrhea. Unless your doctor instructs otherwise, you should just continue with your regular dosing schedule and seek medical attention, if you experience any adverse reactions. How long have you been taking it?

can it use for dogs

I have a 4 month old standard poodle that has a trace go blood in her urine. (confirmed by a human u/a strip borrowed from an adult clinic). I have a few macrobid 100 mg capsules left over from a previous UTI will it be safe to give to her until I can get to the vet on Wednesday? She is approx. 35 lbs. Will 100mg be too much for her little tummy and what are the risks involved if I do/ don't treat her now? Thanks for any advice, Mom of a poodle


Macrobid has horrible side effects, I experienced hives, burning in chest, throat, joint pain, fever, chills, nausea, sleeplessness,cough and head pain. I will never take this drug again. ## I am having hte same reaction. How long did your symptoms last? Did anything help relieve them? ## how long did the symptoms last?I have a friend that just started this med and is having some of he same sideeffects. She is really upset and scared about the effects it is having on her. Is there anything thatshe can do to help now?Should she go to the dr. or the er now? Any help will be very welcomed. pat ## Thank you for your information abou symptoms to a Macrobid substitute drug. I had the same symptoms and wondered about the cause. I am presently covered in hives: this happened towards the end of ...


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