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Review: could Namenda cause Urinary tract infection?

Summary: Urinary tract infection could be caused by Namenda, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aricept, and have Dementia alzheimer's type.

We study 6,819 people who have side effects while taking Namenda from FDA and social media. Among them, 253 have Urinary tract infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary tract infection and more.

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Namenda

Namenda (latest outcomes from 7,190 users) has active ingredients of memantine hydrochloride. It is often used in dementia.

Urinary tract infection

Urinary tract infection (latest reports from 451,862 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain.

On Apr, 7, 2014: 6,791 people reported to have side effects when taking Namenda. Among them, 253 people (3.73%) have Urinary Tract Infection. They amount to 0.06% of all the 445,914 people who have Urinary Tract Infection on eHealthMe.

Trend of Urinary tract infection in Namenda reports

Time on Namenda when people have Urinary tract infection * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Urinary tract infection77.83%9.13%3.91%0.87%7.39%0.87%0.00%

Gender of people who have Urinary tract infection when taking Namenda * :

FemaleMale
Urinary tract infection70.50%29.50%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Urinary tract infection0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.40%0.20%4.62%94.78%

Severity of Urinary tract infection when taking Namenda ** :

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

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. Dementia alzheimer's type (190 people, 75.10%)
  2. Dementia (118 people, 46.64%)
  3. Blood cholesterol increased (63 people, 24.90%)
  4. Convulsion (27 people, 10.67%)
  5. Hypertension (26 people, 10.28%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aricept (252 people, 99.60%)
  2. Aspirin (102 people, 40.32%)
  3. Fosamax (75 people, 29.64%)
  4. Lasix (70 people, 27.67%)
  5. Zetia (67 people, 26.48%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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