Macrobid Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Type Of Inflammation Of The Lung Called Interstitial Pneumonitis

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Abnormal Color Of Urine
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Head Pain
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Generalized Disorder Of Peripheral Nerves
  • Low Levels Of Granulocytes, A Type Of White Blood Cell
  • Low Levels Of White Blood Cells
  • Megaloblastic Anemia

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Diarrhea
  • Gas
  • Intense Abdominal Pain

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Blockage Of The Bile Duct That Resulting In High Bilirubin Levels
  • A Condition Where There Is Formation Of Fibrous Tissue In The Lung Called Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • A Condition With Symptoms That Resemble Lupus
  • A High Alanine Transaminase Level
  • A High Aspartate Transaminase Level
  • A Painful Condition That Affects The Nerves In The Legs And Arms Called Peripheral Neuropathy
  • A Significant Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Anaphylaxis
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • A Skin Rash
  • A Type Of Blood Disorder Where The Red Blood Cells Burst
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Diarrhea From An Infection With Clostridium Difficile Bacteria
  • Erythema Multiforme, A Type Of Allergic Skin Reaction
  • Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD) Deficiency Anemia
  • Hives
  • Inflammation Of The Blood Vessels
  • Inflammation Of The Liver Called Hepatitis
  • Inflammation Of The Salivary Glands
  • Inflammation Of The Skin Due To An Allergy
  • Itching
  • Liver Tissue Death
  • Methemoglobinemia, A Type Of Blood Disorder
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pseudotumor Cerebri, A Condition With High Fluid Pressure In The Brain
  • Skin Rash With Sloughing
  • Sudden Blindness And Pain Upon Moving The Eye
  • Very Low Levels Of Granulocytes, A Type Of White Blood Cell

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Feeling Of General Discomfort Called Malaise
  • Chills
  • Constipation
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Fever
  • Generalized Weakness
  • Hair Loss
  • Indigestion
  • Lazy Eye
  • Nystagmus, A Condition With Involuntary Eye Movements
  • Sensation Of Spinning Or Whirling

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