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

Summary: Uti is found among people who take Furosemide, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure.

We study 80,003 people who have side effects while taking Furosemide from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,005 have Uti. Find out below who they are, when they have Uti and more.

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Furosemide

Furosemide has active ingredients of furosemide. It is often used in fluid retention. (latest outcomes from 80,851 Furosemide users)

Uti

Uti (urinary tract infection) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain. (latest reports from 66,192 Uti patients)

On Jan, 4, 2015: 79,997 people reported to have side effects when taking Furosemide. Among them, 1,765 people (2.21%) have Uti.

Trend of Uti in Furosemide reports

Time on Furosemide when people have Uti * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Uti46.46%26.26%15.15%3.03%4.04%5.05%0.00%

Gender of people who have Uti when taking Furosemide * :

FemaleMale
Uti72.33%27.67%

Age of people who have Uti when taking Furosemide * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Uti0.00%0.42%0.12%0.66%4.79%5.69%14.91%73.41%

Severity of Uti when taking Furosemide ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Uti ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (286 people, 16.20%)
  2. Depression (126 people, 7.14%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (123 people, 6.97%)
  4. Urinary tract infection (123 people, 6.97%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (106 people, 6.01%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (487 people, 27.59%)
  2. Lisinopril (433 people, 24.53%)
  3. Digoxin (381 people, 21.59%)
  4. Omeprazole (327 people, 18.53%)
  5. Levothyroxine sodium (292 people, 16.54%)

* 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 (3 years ago):

  • UKFreeNews on Aug, 24, 2011:

    I ALWAYS get cystitis when I 'don't' take my Flurosemide, since I started it. Like straight away, the first day! I didn't used to have it at all! Age 48, M.E., glomerulonephritis, 4 stomach conditions.

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