Review: could Lexapro cause Urinary Tract Infection?


Summary

Urinary tract infection is found among people who take Lexapro, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Ambien, and have Depression . We study 48,983 people who have side effects while taking Lexapro from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,190 have Urinary tract infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary tract infection and more.

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Lexapro

Lexapro has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Lexapro 52,596 users)

Urinary Tract Infection

Urinary tract infection has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 107,379 Urinary tract infection patients).

On Sep, 19, 2016

48,983 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro.
Among them, 1,190 people (2.43%) 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: 25.58 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.95 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.63 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.3 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.95 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 25.58 %

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

  • female: 81.62 %
  • male: 18.38 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.3 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.21 %
  • 20-29: 7.17 %
  • 30-39: 8.89 %
  • 40-49: 10.51 %
  • 50-59: 29.6 %
  • 60+: 42.12 %

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 (241 people, 20.25%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (143 people, 12.02%)
  • Anxiety (104 people, 8.74%)
  • Pain (96 people, 8.07%)
  • Osteoporosis (93 people, 7.82%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ambien (247 people, 20.76%)
  • Zometa (233 people, 19.58%)
  • Aspirin (209 people, 17.56%)
  • Protonix (192 people, 16.13%)
  • Neurontin (190 people, 15.97%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (353 people, 29.66%)
  • Anxiety (326 people, 27.39%)
  • Nausea (304 people, 25.55%)
  • Fall (304 people, 25.55%)
  • Depression (269 people, 22.61%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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