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Review: could Allegra cause Urinary tract infection?

Summary: Urinary tract infection could be caused by Allegra, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Osteoporosis.

We study 22,758 people who have side effects while taking Allegra from FDA and social media. Among them, 582 have Urinary tract infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary tract infection and more.

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Allegra

Allegra (latest outcomes from 23,802 users) has active ingredients of fexofenadine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.

Urinary tract infection

Urinary tract infection (latest reports from 450,286 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain.

On Apr, 12, 2014: 22,757 people reported to have side effects when taking Allegra. Among them, 582 people (2.56%) have Urinary Tract Infection. They amount to 0.13% of all the 447,910 people who have Urinary Tract Infection on eHealthMe.

Trend of Urinary tract infection in Allegra reports

Time on Allegra when people have Urinary tract infection * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Urinary tract infection33.33%14.29%23.81%19.05%0.00%9.52%0.00%

Gender of people who have Urinary tract infection when taking Allegra * :

FemaleMale
Urinary tract infection82.01%17.99%

Age of people who have Urinary tract infection when taking Allegra * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Urinary tract infection0.00%0.18%1.59%3.70%5.47%14.11%23.28%51.68%

Severity of Urinary tract infection when taking Allegra ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Urinary tract infection0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Urinary tract infection ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (66 people, 11.34%)
  2. Hypertension (52 people, 8.93%)
  3. Pain (51 people, 8.76%)
  4. Depression (48 people, 8.25%)
  5. Metastases to bone (44 people, 7.56%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (143 people, 24.57%)
  2. Aredia (121 people, 20.79%)
  3. Zometa (119 people, 20.45%)
  4. Nexium (116 people, 19.93%)
  5. Lipitor (100 people, 17.18%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • My WBC count was 15.6 last week before taking Valtrex, now after finding many cherry angiomas since starting the Valtrex I was taken off the medicine and had more blood tests run. Now my WBC count is 16.1 after being on the medicine for almost a week.

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  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • i only recover after a course of antibiotics for urinary tract infection. I have stopped and started a few times taking pseudoephedrine and each time i take it i get urinary tract infection after

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • I have been struggling with sinusitis for almost 2 years now and they can't stop the dripping my nose from running,down throat to chest, lots of plegm, and have been congested for over a year and half. Since then, have tried me on every sort of antihistimine, Loradine, Zyrtec, Certirizine, and fluticasone spray, which didn't stop running/congestion. Been to ER three times to get on antibiotics since also caused gum disease/gingivitis per Periodontus who states it's underlying medical not dental. Also started taking regular OTC sudafed for congestion, and occasional cough/congestion. Now allergist says my IgG Immoglobins are high and was told that since I have constant bacterial infections. Allergist believes running nose/congestion is from a fungus infection or vasomotor rhinitis and need culture. Am waiting to see ENT. Prior to this last 2 years, my sinus was always controlled and maybe every year to two years, an infection occurred and antibiotics quickly got rid of it, but not this time. I read infections could also cause liver enzymes to rise to and my past blood tests in 2008 shows only had a mild increase in SGPT ALT only. Prior use, I used pain pills, vicodin/codeine/darvocet/, but stay away from then now due to liver enzymes in ALT rising, and only use motrin, sleeping med., cymbalta and occasional fioricet. Had gall bladder infected and removed, and tests show fatty liver and slight kidney lesion, but not enough for them to do anything.

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    help on Apr, 9, 2014:

    F, 48, fibromylagia, chronic sinusitis, repeated infections, which believe long-term pain meds cause elevated liver enzymes, went off most, and now because of constant trying of allergy meds, and can't stop running nose, long term infections of bacteria and possibly fungus, so not sure what is causing elevated enzymes.

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