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Review: could Lexapro cause Urinary tract infection?

Summary: Urinary tract infection could be caused by Lexapro, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take Aspirin, and have Depression.

We study 35,510 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 (latest outcomes from 39,182 users) has active ingredients of escitalopram oxalate. It is often used in depression.

Urinary tract infection

Urinary tract infection (latest reports from 450,112 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain.

On Apr, 9, 2014: 35,315 people reported to have side effects when taking Lexapro. Among them, 909 people (2.57%) have Urinary Tract Infection. They amount to 0.20% of all the 445,273 people who have Urinary Tract Infection on eHealthMe.

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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  • My dr increased my wellbutrin to 450 mg in January and I have been fine.
    Yesterday morning, I took Wellbutrin 450 mg, 10 mg of Lexapro and 2 aleve for back pain. I had taken these medications numerous times sometimes sporadically due to scheduling, but try to be consistent either in am or at night. This time I'm pretty sure I took the night before only wellbutrin and lexapro (around 10pm), Next morning took wellbutrin, lexapro and aleve at 8am
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