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, also take medication Aspirin, and have Depression.
We study 35,756 people who have side effects while taking Lexapro from FDA and social media. Among them, 909 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 39,473 Lexapro users)
Urinary tract infection
Urinary tract infection has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain. (latest reports from 73,273 Urinary tract infection patients)
On Feb, 12, 2015: 35,756 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro. Among them, 909 people (2.54%) have Urinary Tract Infection.
Time on Lexapro when people have Urinary tract infection * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Urinary tract infection||22.58%||16.13%||9.68%||6.45%||19.35%||0.00%||25.81% |
Age of people who have Urinary tract infection when taking Lexapro * :
|Urinary tract infection||0.11%||0.00%||1.37%||6.52%||7.89%||11.90%||32.27%||39.93% |
Severity of Urinary tract infection when taking Lexapro ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Urinary tract infection||0.00%||25.00%||50.00%||25.00% |
How people recovered from Urinary tract infection ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Urinary tract infection||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (216 people, 23.76%)
- Multiple sclerosis (100 people, 11.00%)
- Anxiety (93 people, 10.23%)
- Osteoporosis (75 people, 8.25%)
- Pain (71 people, 7.81%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (241 people, 26.51%)
- Ambien (230 people, 25.30%)
- Zometa (195 people, 21.45%)
- Protonix (195 people, 21.45%)
- Neurontin (174 people, 19.14%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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