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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
3/20/2009 2:11:27 PM

Reviewer: enner007, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I've taken Macrobid for frequent UTI's. I've also taken Cipro a couple of times, but Macrobid was always my and my dr's drug of choice. I never had any side effects until my most recent infection. I am now allergic to Macrobid. Rash and itching on neck, shoulders, etc, all those lovely unlikely side effects. I will always be a proponent of Macrobid for UTI's, just taking too ma ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Urinary Tract Infection due to E. Coli Bacteria
3/17/2009 4:46:38 PM

Reviewer: Maire, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Experienecd severe dizziness, nausea and fatigue - I could barely get out of bed and when I did I staggered around as if I were drunk. Couldn't make it past the third pill. Even taking it with food didn't help with the stomach issues. I will never take this again.

Condition: Urinary Tract Infection due to E. Coli Bacteria
2/16/2009 11:39:55 PM

Reviewer: 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
opposed to everyone elses opnion I am very satisfied with the macrobid. I take the pill twice daily and after intercourse. before taking macrobid I suffered a kidney infection and 4 utis within 3 months. the only side effect I suffered from was nausea once due to not taking the pill with food.

Condition: Urinary Tract Infection due to E. Coli Bacteria
2/8/2009 7:52:21 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This was my second UTI in 6 months. SO, my gyno put me on this medicine...I woke up with a full body rash. My arms, legs, face, neck-pretty much everything but my feet-broke out within two day. I stopped the meds two days ago and am still waiting for the reaction to subside. But, it did get rid of the infection.

Condition: Urinary Tract Infection due to E. Coli Bacteria
1/3/2009 2:56:35 PM

Reviewer: KB240, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
At first I was extremely scared to use this antibiotic,because of everything bad that i had read about it.I'm on day two,and so far so good.Hopefully nothing appears up.

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