Review: could Urinary tract infection cause Disorientation?
Summary: Disorientation could be caused by Urinary tract infection, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also have Hypertension, and take Ciprofloxacin.
We study 13,938 people who have Urinary tract infection from FDA and social media. Among them, 124 have Disorientation (Confusion). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.
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On Apr, 16, 2014: 13,938 people who have urinary tract infection are studied. Among them, 124 (0.89%) have Disorientation. They amount to 0.06% of all the 191,735 people who have Disorientation on eHealthMe.
Gender of people who have urinary tract infection and experienced Disorientation * :
Age of people who have urinary tract infection and experienced Disorientation * :
Severity of the symptom * :
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Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Hypertension (8 people, 6.45%)
- Anxiety (7 people, 5.65%)
- Depression (7 people, 5.65%)
- Hypothyroidism (7 people, 5.65%)
- Epilepsy (6 people, 4.84%)
- Diabetes mellitus (5 people, 4.03%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (5 people, 4.03%)
- Memory impairment (4 people, 3.23%)
- Prophylaxis (3 people, 2.42%)
- Atrial fibrillation (3 people, 2.42%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Ciprofloxacin (25 people, 20.16%)
- Aspirin (8 people, 6.45%)
- Cipro (8 people, 6.45%)
- Noroxin (8 people, 6.45%)
- Levaquin (7 people, 5.65%)
- Nitrofurantoin (7 people, 5.65%)
- Avandia (6 people, 4.84%)
- Cozaar (6 people, 4.84%)
- Plavix (6 people, 4.84%)
- Sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim (6 people, 4.84%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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From this study (4 years ago):
Was doing fine until urinary track infection. UA showed infection. C + S sent to lab. Cipro prescribed on a Tuesday along with a shot of Rocefin. By nightfall, unstable, unable to walk, unable to stay awake, lethargy, pin point pupils, high fevers unable to control and major confusion. Talking out of head. Thursday returned to doctor. Rocefin given by IV with fluids. UA showed clear of infection. PRevious C + S not in at this time. Friday admitted to hospital and Cipro d/c'ed. C + S showed Cipro resistant. Rocefin given IV with Sodium Chloride IV. Na was down and INR at 1.4 (to thick). After 3 days treatment, more alert, fever gone, awake and no longer confused. Weak but able to stay awake for longer periods and answer questions.
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