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Review: could Elavil cause Uti (Urinary tract infection)?

Summary: Uti is found among people who take Elavil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Neurontin, and have Osteoporosis. We study 11,117 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 has active ingredients of amitriptyline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 11,904 Elavil users)

Uti

Uti (urinary tract infection) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain. (latest reports from 66,240 Uti patients)

On May, 2, 2015: 11,117 people reported to have side effects when taking Elavil. Among them, 447 people (4.02%) have Uti.

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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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (12 months ago):

  • Have a VP shunt, scoliosis and chronic pain syndrome. Have had 7 day course of antibiotics for a UTI but still have symptoms. Abdominal pain especially near the distal end of shunt catheter. Had hot sweats. Concern infection has gone to the shunt.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • Medications improved fibromyalgia for about 1.5 years until side effects began to outweigh benefits. Tremor & myoclonic jerking seemed linked to build up of SINGULAIR, Cymbalta, SAVELLA, Elavil & Lyrica. Tremor, jerking and mood problems lessened when SINGULAIR was discontinued. Cognition improved slightly when Elavil was discontinued. Urinary retention lessened when Cymbalta dose was lowered to 40mg.

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