Review: could Urinary tract infection cause Muscular weakness?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 6, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.1/4
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, 772 experience Muscular weakness (Weakness). 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 438,007 patients) is typically treated by Macrobid, Cipro, Ciprofloxacin Hydrochloride, Bactrim, Nitrofurantoin, Ciprofloxacin.
Muscular weakness (muscle weakness) (latest reports from 1,307,145 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, pain.
On Feb, 8, 2014: 13,901 people who have urinary tract infection are studied. Among them, 713 (5.13%) have Muscular Weakness.
Gender of people who have urinary tract infection and experienced Muscular weakness * :
|Muscular weakness||77.16%||22.84% |
Age of people who have urinary tract infection and experienced Muscular weakness * :
|Muscular weakness||0.13%||1.04%||2.59%||4.80%||10.25%||14.40%||11.67%||55.12% |
Severity of the symptom * :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Muscular weakness||0.00%||9.09%||72.73%||18.18% |
Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Urinary tract infection (713 people, 100.00%)
- Hypertension (55 people, 7.71%)
- Pain (32 people, 4.49%)
- Depression (28 people, 3.93%)
- Atrial fibrillation (27 people, 3.79%)
- Osteoporosis (21 people, 2.95%)
- Anxiety (18 people, 2.52%)
- Nausea (18 people, 2.52%)
- Hyperlipidaemia (16 people, 2.24%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (15 people, 2.10%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Levaquin (154 people, 21.60%)
- Ciprofloxacin (142 people, 19.92%)
- Cipro (90 people, 12.62%)
- Aspirin (76 people, 10.66%)
- Nitrofurantoin (62 people, 8.70%)
- Macrobid (54 people, 7.57%)
- Furosemide (44 people, 6.17%)
- Simvastatin (39 people, 5.47%)
- Lasix (37 people, 5.19%)
- Levothyroxine sodium (37 people, 5.19%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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From this study (13 months ago):
I'm afraid all of these are working against one another and the 2 antibiotics at the same time worries me. Also, the extreme perspiration, weakness that happens every morning, when walking, shopping, etc. happens sometimes just walking around the house or after I take my pills .
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