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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 35,705 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

Lexapro has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Lexapro 39,406 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 Urinary Tract Infection 71,618 patients)

On Dec, 12, 2014: 35,681 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro. Among them, 909 people (2.55%) have Urinary Tract Infection.

Trend of Urinary tract infection in Lexapro reports

Time on Lexapro when people have Urinary tract infection * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Urinary tract infection22.58%16.13%9.68%6.45%19.35%0.00%25.81%

Age of people who have Urinary tract infection when taking Lexapro * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Urinary tract infection0.11%0.00%1.37%6.52%7.89%11.90%32.27%39.93%

Severity of Urinary tract infection when taking Lexapro ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Urinary tract infection0.00%25.00%50.00%25.00%

How people recovered from Urinary tract infection ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Urinary tract infection0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (216 people, 23.76%)
  2. Multiple sclerosis (100 people, 11.00%)
  3. Anxiety (93 people, 10.23%)
  4. Osteoporosis (75 people, 8.25%)
  5. Pain (71 people, 7.81%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (241 people, 26.51%)
  2. Ambien (230 people, 25.30%)
  3. Zometa (195 people, 21.45%)
  4. Protonix (195 people, 21.45%)
  5. Neurontin (174 people, 19.14%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    (Asked by a 22 year old woman who has Depression, and takes Wellbutrin, Lexapro)
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