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

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Condition: Urinary Tract Infection due to E. Coli Bacteria
7/31/2013 9:43:55 PM

Reviewer: bmh21740, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I will never take this macrobid again. I think it almost killed me. I have flu like systems, very weak, no energy, body aches. would like to talk to others about this medicine. xobelinda1971xo@aol.com

Condition: Urinary Tract Infection due to E. Coli Bacteria
7/24/2013 7:57:45 PM

Reviewer: Tracy , 45-54 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 is the second time I have taken this in a month. It didn't work the first time, my UTI didn't disappear. I was very sick and even missed a Jimmy Buffet concert because I was so sick. I just didn't realize that it was the Macrobid making me sick, cuz it was like day 7 the first time I got sick. This time I was on my second pill when I realized it might be the Macrobid. I started g ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Urinary Tract Infection due to E. Coli Bacteria
7/13/2013 7:22:36 PM

Reviewer: beprepared8788@aol.com, 45-54 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 antibiotic created a liver crisis which took months to correct.

Condition: Urinary Tract Infection due to E. Coli Bacteria
6/16/2013 11:35:29 AM

Reviewer: pattyb, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Taking for UTI. After 48hrs. Developed horrible headache. Night sweats. Chills. Swelling in eye area face hands. Gained 5lb. Water wt. Confusion. GI upset heartburn. Diarrhea. Epigastric pain. Felt like I had the flu. Ached all over. Had no energy. Called Dr. Took benadryl pushed fluids and of course stopped macrobid! Worse reaction I have Ever had to antibiots. Be warned! Some people should not t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Urinary Tract Infection due to E. Coli Bacteria
6/11/2013 6:10:59 PM

Reviewer: Karla, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My blood pressure, which is normally low, became elevated and I was rushed by ambulance to the ER after taking only 5 capsules. Tests were run and I was told that it is possible that I am having an adverse reaction to the medication. I am still very weak with moderately high blood pressure. I have been nauseated off and on and my last capsule was 5 days ago. I was treated for a UTI two weeks ago w ... Show Full Comment

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