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Review: could Elavil cause Uti?

Summary: Uti could be caused by Elavil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Neurontin, and have Osteoporosis.

We study 11,075 people who have side effects while taking Elavil from FDA and social media. Among them, 447 have Uti. Find out below who they are, when they have Uti and more.

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Elavil

Elavil (latest outcomes from 11,858 users) has active ingredients of amitriptyline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

Uti

Uti (urinary tract infection) (latest reports from 451,049 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain.

On Apr, 16, 2014: 11,075 people reported to have side effects when taking Elavil. Among them, 447 people (4.04%) have Uti. They amount to 0.10% of all the 453,660 people who have Uti on eHealthMe.

Trend of Uti in Elavil reports

Time on Elavil when people have Uti * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Uti60.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%20.00%20.00%

Gender of people who have Uti when taking Elavil * :

FemaleMale
Uti86.20%13.80%

Age of people who have Uti when taking Elavil * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Uti0.00%0.00%0.24%0.95%8.75%17.02%28.84%44.21%

Severity of Uti when taking Elavil ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Uti0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Uti ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (56 people, 12.53%)
  2. Pain (52 people, 11.63%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (45 people, 10.07%)
  4. Breast cancer (37 people, 8.28%)
  5. Metastases to bone (37 people, 8.28%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Neurontin (191 people, 42.73%)
  2. Zometa (158 people, 35.35%)
  3. Aredia (156 people, 34.90%)
  4. Vicodin (138 people, 30.87%)
  5. Oxycontin (120 people, 26.85%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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