Review: could Januvia cause Urinary Tract Infection?


Summary

Urinary tract infection is found among people who take Januvia, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lantus, and have Type 2 diabetes mellitus . We study 25,514 people who have side effects while taking Januvia from FDA and social media. Among them, 258 have Urinary tract infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary tract infection and more.

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Januvia

Januvia has active ingredients of sitagliptin phosphate. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Januvia 25,365 users)

Urinary Tract Infection

Urinary tract infection has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 79,898 Urinary tract infection patients).

On Aug, 30, 2016

25,514 people reported to have side effects when taking Januvia.
Among them, 258 people (1.01%) have Urinary Tract Infection


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Januvia cause Urinary tract infection?

Time on Januvia when people have Urinary Tract Infection *:

  • < 1 month: 21.57 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 35.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.88 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 15.69 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 21.57 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Urinary Tract Infection when taking Januvia *:

  • female: 76.21 %
  • male: 23.79 %

Age of people who have Urinary Tract Infection when taking Januvia *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.51 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 2.56 %
  • 40-49: 6.67 %
  • 50-59: 21.54 %
  • 60+: 68.72 %

Severity if Urinary Tract Infection when taking Januvia **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Urinary Tract Infection **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (80 people, 31.01%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (65 people, 25.19%)
  • Hypertension (39 people, 15.12%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (16 people, 6.20%)
  • Depression (15 people, 5.81%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lantus (51 people, 19.77%)
  • Metformin (43 people, 16.67%)
  • Aspirin (43 people, 16.67%)
  • Lisinopril (37 people, 14.34%)
  • Synthroid (32 people, 12.40%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (39 people, 15.12%)
  • Nausea (38 people, 14.73%)
  • Diarrhoea (35 people, 13.57%)
  • Pyrexia (30 people, 11.63%)
  • Anaemia (30 people, 11.63%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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