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Review: could Furosemide cause Uti?

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

We study 79,934 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 (latest outcomes from 80,768 users) has active ingredients of furosemide. It is often used in fluid retention.

Uti

Uti (urinary tract infection) (latest reports from 450,774 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain.

On Apr, 12, 2014: 79,934 people reported to have side effects when taking Furosemide. Among them, 1,765 people (2.21%) have Uti. They amount to 0.39% of all the 447,601 people who have Uti on eHealthMe.

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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  • 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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