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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
8/27/2014 9:14:11 AM

Reviewer: khat, 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:
I started on Macrobid after waking up to a horrible UTI, after 3 days on it I have had absolutely no relief from my symptoms. I also had side effects of headache, aches in my legs and pelvic area and tingling down my legs. I threw up on the 2nd day of taking it. I would have put up with the side effects if it had worked. I have taken it twice in the past for UTI's and it had worked previou ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Urinary Tract Infection due to E. Coli Bacteria
8/3/2014 11:32:46 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
this pill made me very nervous and very shakey. I felt like a guinea pig.I wish the doctors would stop trying these new meds from the drug reps on older patients.

Condition: Urinary Tract Infection due to E. Coli Bacteria
7/2/2014 5:31:44 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I followed the complete course of Macrobid. One day after stopping, my infection reappeared. This was not strong enough to get rid of it. The Dr. put me on Cipro and that took care of it.

Condition: Urinary Tract Infection due to E. Coli Bacteria
6/16/2014 12:27:30 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This medication has caused me terrible body aches , chills and fever. I am very dissapointed at my doctor for giving me this killing medicine.

Condition: Urinary Tract Infection due to E. Coli Bacteria
3/31/2014 5:46:44 PM

Reviewer: marylouise333, 75 or over Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I had few symptoms of this infection the main one being foul smelling urine. Within two days of taking this medication, I was experiencing dizzy spells which resulted in a fall even though I was balancing myself with two canes. This was very serious given that I am 81 years of age and have had two hip and one knee replacement. About the same time, I developed an itchy rash on my arms, thighs and ... Show Full Comment

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