Review: could Lexapro cause Urinary tract infection?
We study 35,628 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 (latest outcomes from 39,315 users) has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression.
Urinary tract infection
Urinary tract infection (latest reports from 451,025 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain.
On Aug, 12, 2014: 35,607 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro. Among them, 909 people (2.55%) have Urinary Tract Infection. They amount to 0.20% of all the 449,574 people who have Urinary Tract Infection on eHealthMe.
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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seems to black out standing up after bowel movements but not always.
nurse14 on Aug, 27, 2014:
Hi I am a RN and the symptoms you are describing are very dangerous!! Your heart rate is dropping so low due to pressure on the vagus nerve when you are exerting yourself during a bowel movement. Please call your doctor as soon as possible or go to the ER, as you can fall and seriously get hurt!!
From this study (5 days ago):
I am Also on this medication to treat depression.
From this study (1 week ago):
3,100 leukocite. Two years ago I had 3,400 with no drugs, several months later I recovered normal levels (4,700).
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