Review: could Cytoxan cause Urinary Tract Infection?


Urinary tract infection is found among people who take Cytoxan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Breast cancer . We study 8,588 people who have side effects while taking Cytoxan from FDA and social media. Among them, 283 have Urinary tract infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary tract infection and more.

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Cytoxan has active ingredients of cyclophosphamide. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from Cytoxan 8,879 users)

Urinary Tract Infection

Urinary tract infection has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain (latest reports from 111,180 Urinary tract infection patients).

On Oct, 26, 2016

8,588 people reported to have side effects when taking Cytoxan.
Among them, 283 people (3.3%) have Urinary Tract Infection

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cytoxan cause Urinary tract infection?

Time on Cytoxan when people have Urinary Tract Infection *:

  • < 1 month: 40 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 40 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Urinary Tract Infection when taking Cytoxan *:

  • female: 89.05 %
  • male: 10.95 %

Age of people who have Urinary Tract Infection when taking Cytoxan *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.9 %
  • 10-19: 1.35 %
  • 20-29: 7.21 %
  • 30-39: 3.6 %
  • 40-49: 23.87 %
  • 50-59: 30.63 %
  • 60+: 32.43 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer (78 people, 27.56%)
  • Metastases To Bone (76 people, 26.86%)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (40 people, 14.13%)
  • Osteoporosis (22 people, 7.77%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (18 people, 6.36%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (184 people, 65.02%)
  • Aredia (166 people, 58.66%)
  • Adriamycin Pfs (105 people, 37.10%)
  • Taxol (82 people, 28.98%)
  • Coumadin (82 people, 28.98%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (182 people, 64.31%)
  • Pain (177 people, 62.54%)
  • Anxiety (156 people, 55.12%)
  • Dyspnoea (148 people, 52.30%)
  • Anaemia (142 people, 50.18%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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