Review: could Lexapro cause Urinary Tract Infection?


Urinary tract infection is found among people who take Lexapro, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Ambien, and have Depression . We study 41,077 people who have side effects while taking Lexapro from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,021 have Urinary tract infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary tract infection and more.

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Lexapro has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Lexapro 43,172 users)

Urinary Tract Infection

Urinary tract infection has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 73,693 Urinary tract infection patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

41,077 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro.
Among them, 1,021 people (2.49%) have Urinary Tract Infection

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lexapro cause Urinary tract infection?

Time on Lexapro when people have Urinary Tract Infection *:

  • < 1 month: 21.62 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.51 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.81 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.81 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.22 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 27.03 %

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

  • female: 81.18 %
  • male: 18.82 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.23 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.28 %
  • 20-29: 7.42 %
  • 30-39: 9.05 %
  • 40-49: 10.79 %
  • 50-59: 31.32 %
  • 60+: 39.68 %

Severity if Urinary Tract Infection when taking Lexapro **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 40 %
  • severe: 40 %
  • most severe: 20 %

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 *:

  • Depression (223 people)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (118 people)
  • Anxiety (94 people)
  • Osteoporosis (84 people)
  • Pain (72 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ambien (251 people)
  • Zometa (214 people)
  • Aspirin (208 people)
  • Xanax (183 people)
  • Protonix (178 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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