User Reviews for Nitro Macro
Nitro Macro has an average rating of 3.5 out of 10 from a total of 5 ratings on Drugs.com. 25% of reviewers reported a positive experience, while 75% reported a negative experience.
|Urinary Tract Infection||3 reviews||190 medications|
|Bladder Infection||2 reviews||82 medications|
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For Urinary Tract Infection "This is my second time taking this. I used it in February after having been on Doxycycline for 10 days. After a check, I still had infection. A culture suggested Macrodantin. I don’t have any side affects. I don’t have to eat. I feel better after 3 pills. I get real dizzy when I have a UTI. Had to be hospitalized before. Given 3 days of IV antibiotics. The germs now are real. But, it’s all the practice of medicine."
For Bladder Infection "Went to urgent care center Friday, Christmas Eve as I knew I had bladder infection but my regular doctor was on vacation. They prescribed this medication. I took one dose Friday evening and by Christmas morning I had a fever of 103.5, was shaking violently with the chills and so nauseous I had to make myself throw up and horrific headache. The fever did not break until the day after Christmas where I spent another day of nausea, headache and mild temp of 99.5. Now it is Sunday and feeling abut better but still headache and the pressure I feel every time I get up is awful. Will never allow this medication in my system again. It was like being given a bad drug..... ruined my holiday."
For Bladder Infection "I was prescribed Macrobid from a walk-in clinic w/ a practioner who treated me before when I couldn't get into my primary. I have asthma my whole life, but dose 1, I woke up coughing harshly & needed my inhaler. Since that's kinda "normal" for me, I didn't think it was the Macrobid. My boyfriend said that day that it didn't seem my normal asthma cough, though. By the 3rd dose, still waking up coughing, short of breath. The kicker was the chest pain. That is NOT something I relate to my asthma. I had triple the use of my rescue inhaler. THAT's definitely not right. I'm not going to take it anymore because it's the only different thing in my regime. Waiting for my regular doctor and psych doctor to get back to me for possible contraindications. I will update this if I find out there are & what the meds might be."
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For Urinary Tract Infection "27 year old female. Day 1 of this medication I had horrible stomach problems. Flu like symptoms, crazy cramping. Ibuprofen was not helping. Later that night I had unbearable SEVERE stabbing pains in my "area" they were so bad I went in the bathroom debated on going to the ER. Looked online at reviews for this antibiotic. I wasn't sure if it was this drug or my UTI or maybe my endometriosis. After looking online and seeing a lot of other people with similar side effects I immediately stopped taking this drug. Most of the symptoms stopped so I do know it was this drug. This is day 2 of me being off the drug and I feel so dizzy like I am about to pass out and I can barely keep my eyes open even after I got over 8 hrs of sleep. It will not surprise me if there is a recall on this medication. "
For Urinary Tract Infection "Just like Cipro, Nitro made it impossible to walk on my right foot. Cipro made my arch feel like I had creamed the edge of a brick (and left me limping in the hospital before my surgery and too messed up to drive to the doctor after discharge.) Nitro, without a drip, took longer first making my right wrist tendons feel like a sprain, and then made my right heel suddenly hurt, literally, like I stepped on a spike in the center of the heel. I needed a cane to get back to my bed. I stopped the drug an my heel recovered immediately. My right wrist still hurts today, three weeks later with little recovery. The hurt begins outside of my little finger knuckle , goes below my wrist bone and fades out towards the forearm. I use my left hand more than ever before in my 72 yr old life."
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- Drug class: urinary anti-infectives