Review: could Fluoxetine cause Urinary tract infection?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 18, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 3,284 people who take Fluoxetine. Among them, 29 have Urinary tract infection. See who they are, when they have Urinary tract infection and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Fluoxetine hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 4,117 users) has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression, stress and anxiety. Commonly reported side effects of Fluoxetine hydrochloride include depression, nausea, depression aggravated, fatigue, headache.
Urinary tract infection
Urinary tract infection (latest reports from 434,438 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain.
On Feb, 13, 2014: 3,284 people reported to have side effects when taking Fluoxetine hydrochloride. Among them, 38 people (1.16%) have Urinary Tract Infection.
Time on Fluoxetine hydrochloride when people have Urinary tract infection * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Urinary tract infection||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Urinary tract infection when taking Fluoxetine hydrochloride * :
|Urinary tract infection||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||8.33%||0.00%||20.83%||33.33%||37.50% |
Severity of Urinary tract infection when taking Fluoxetine hydrochloride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Urinary tract infection||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Urinary tract infection ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Urinary tract infection||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (7 people, 18.42%)
- Osteoporosis (6 people, 15.79%)
- Pain (5 people, 13.16%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (3 people, 7.89%)
- Ovarian cancer (2 people, 5.26%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Omeprazole (11 people, 28.95%)
- Prednisone (7 people, 18.42%)
- Lorazepam (6 people, 15.79%)
- Forteo (6 people, 15.79%)
- Folic acid (5 people, 13.16%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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