Macrobid Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Interstitial Pneumonitis

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Abnormal Urine Color
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Head Pain
  • Loss Of Appetite
  • Throwing Up

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Decreased White Blood Cells
  • Generalized Disorder Of Peripheral Nerves
  • Low Level Of Granulocytes In The Blood
  • Megaloblastic Anemia

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Diarrhea
  • Gas
  • Stomach Cramps

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Clostridium Difficile Infection
  • Deficiency Of Granulocytes A Type Of White Blood Cell
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD) Deficiency Anemia
  • Hemolytic Anemia
  • Hepatitis
  • Hives
  • Inflammation Of Skin Caused By An Allergy
  • Inflammation Of The Salivary Glands
  • Itching
  • Life Threatening Allergic Reaction
  • Liver Tissue Death
  • Lung Fibrosis
  • Lupus-Like Syndrome
  • Methemoglobinemia
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Pseudotumor Cerebri
  • Rash
  • Skin Rash With Sloughing
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • Sudden Blindness And Pain Upon Moving The Eye
  • Vasculitis
  • Yellowing Of Skin Or Eyes From Bile Flow Problems

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Chills
  • Constipation
  • Dizzy
  • Drowsiness
  • Feeling Weak
  • Fever
  • Hair Loss
  • Indigestion
  • Involuntary Eye Movement
  • Lazy Eye
  • Not Feeling Well
  • Sensation Of Spinning Or Whirling

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