Review: could Urinary tract infection cause Disorientation?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 9, 2014)
Severity ratings: 1.8/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 13,920 people who have Urinary tract infection. Among them, 125 experience Disorientation (Confusion). See who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Urinary tract infection
Urinary tract infection (latest reports from 438,046 patients) is typically treated by Macrobid, Cipro, Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride, Bactrim, Nitrofurantoin, Bactrim Ds.
Disorientation (disability in which the senses of time, direction, and recognition of people and places) (latest reports from 189,679 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, pain, pain relief by acupuncture, acupuncture and pain.
On Mar, 5, 2014: 13,915 people who have urinary tract infection are studied. Among them, 124 (0.89%) have Disorientation.
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 * :
- Urinary tract infection (100 people, 80.65%)
- 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%)
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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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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