Macrobid side effects?

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Has anyone taken macrobid for a UTI/urethral irritation?  Did you experience any side effects - specifically, did it make you feel "spacey" at all?

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    Yes, I've taken it for UTI, I sort of do recall feeling spacey or just not all together. But 3 days later after not having any luck with it my doctor changed my prescription. I think that feeling of spacey may mean you are reacting negatively to it as I recall from what my doctor said. So it was switched on me and my UTI was cured.

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      It was switched after they tested to see how many colonies had grown since starting the pills, and I had grown more than what I should have thereby getting a new prescription.
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    I would suggest you give it a few days or call your pharmacist and ask if thats a natural reaction so to this medication.
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    Yes got uti in March and got macrobid and had side effects. Can't remember what now. Had to practically beg dr to change it. Then got Cipro and 3 days later uti was better.

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      Good to know.  I took Cipro in January when I thought I had a UTI, but two  separate tests showed no bacterial growth and Cystoscopy done by urologist was normal.  There was irritation but apparently little or no infection.  Symptoms now are identical so far to how that went.  Never had all this going on before peri.
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