Skip to content

    Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Macrobid oral.

    Overall User Ratings

    507 Total User Reviews

    User Reviews

    «Previous 96-100 of 134 Next»
    Condition: Urinary Tract Infection due to E. Coli Bacteria
    10/28/2009 8:47:20 PM

    Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I've had around 15 UTI's in my life and one urethral dilation surgery in an attempt to prevent further infections from developing. I've been prescribed Macrobid for most of them and I've never experienced a single side effect until now.... I developed a urinary tract infection during my 27th week of pregnancy. My OB/GYN prescribed me Macrobid. An hour after taking the very fi ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Urinary Tract Infection due to E. Coli Bacteria
    10/21/2009 7:49:13 PM

    Reviewer: HA1005, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I am so glad to read these posts! I starting taking Nitrofuratin (Microbid generic) on 9/28/09. On 10/4 I woke up with a terrible rash up and down both legs, from my ankles to my knees. On 10/5, I started getting terrible flu-like symptoms - body aches, fever, general malaise. On 10/6, my joints (particularly in my knees and ankles) started to hurt - so much so that I couldn't walk in the ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Urinary Tract Infection due to E. Coli Bacteria
    10/20/2009 2:49:26 PM

    Reviewer: arm1234, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    The drug has treated my UTI just fine. The side effects I experienced were extreme exhaustion, feelings of depression, mood swings, which I never get. I have a few more pills remaining which I'll take, but if given the choice in the future I'll ask for something else. I wish I would have known before hand so I could have warned my friends and family!

    Condition: Urinary Tract Infection due to E. Coli Bacteria
    10/19/2009 4:50:57 PM

    Reviewer: sweetanne009@comcast.net, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    This drug was a awful experience and I don't know why there is not a drug to clear bladder inf's without all the side effects. I took one went to bed and woke out of a sleep all confused and actually passed out, My head hurt very bad and then I was cold all over and shaking all the next day.I feel like the other lady I would rather have the infection than take these type of drugs,.Be care ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Urinary Tract Infection due to E. Coli Bacteria
    10/10/2009 3:29:17 PM

    Reviewer: 75 or over Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    problem clears up for 2 or3 weeks, then is back again. Is there something to take daily to keep E-coli from returning?

    «Previous 96-100 of 134 Next»

    Ask the pharmacist

    Questions about medications? Get expert answers by video or live chat about allergies, pregnancy, sleep, and more.
    See the Ask the Pharmacist event schedule.

    Ask a Question

    Popular Slideshows & Tools on WebMD

    disciplining a boy
    Types, symptoms, causes.
    fruit drinks
    Eat these to think better.
    embarrassed woman
    Do you feel guilty after eating?
    diabetes supply kit
    Pack and prepare.
    Balding man in mirror
    Treatments & solutions.
    birth control pills
    Which kind is right for you?
    Remember your finger
    Are you getting more forgetful?
    sticky notes on face
    10 tips to clear your brain fog.
    Close up of eye
    12 reasons you're distracted.
    Trainer demonstrating exercise for RA
    Exercises for your joints.
    apple slices with peanut butter
    What goes best with workouts?
    Pink badge on woman chest to support breat cancer
    Myths and facts.

    Newsletters

    Subscribe to free WebMD newsletters.

    • WebMD Daily

      WebMD Daily

      Subscribe to the WebMD Daily, and you'll get today's top health news and trending topics, and the latest and best information from WebMD.

    • Men's Health

      Men's Health

      Subscribe to the Men's Health newsletter for the latest on disease prevention, fitness, sex, nutrition, and more from WebMD.

    • Women's Health

      Women's Health

      Subscribe to the Women's Health newsletter for the latest on disease prevention, fitness, sex, diet, anti-aging, and more from WebMD.

    By clicking Submit, I agree to the WebMD Terms & Conditions & Privacy Policy and understand that I may opt out of WebMD subscriptions at any time.

    WebMD the app

    Get trusted health information. Whenever. Wherever... with your iPhone, iPad or Android.

    Find Out More
    IMPORTANT: About This Section and Other User-Generated Content on WebMD

    The opinions expressed in WebMD User-generated content areas like communities, reviews, ratings, or blogs are solely those of the User, who may or may not have medical or scientific training. These opinions do not represent the opinions of WebMD. User-generated content areas are not reviewed by a WebMD physician or any member of the WebMD editorial staff for accuracy, balance, objectivity, or any other reason except for compliance with our Terms and Conditions. Some of these opinions may contain information about treatment or uses of drug products that have not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. WebMD does not endorse any specific product, service, or treatment.

    Do not consider WebMD User-generated content as medical advice. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your doctor or other qualified healthcare provider because of something you have read on WebMD. You should always speak with your doctor before you start, stop, or change any prescribed part of your care plan or treatment. WebMD understands that reading individual, real-life experiences can be a helpful resource but it is never a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment from a qualified health care provider. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or dial 911 immediately.