Spironolactone and Urinary tract infection - from FDA reports


Summary

Urinary tract infection is found among people who take Spironolactone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lasix, and have High blood pressure . We study 41,237 people who have side effects while taking Spironolactone from FDA. Among them, 842 have Urinary tract infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary tract infection and more.

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Spironolactone

Spironolactone has active ingredients of spironolactone. It is often used in acne. (latest outcomes from Spironolactone 43,283 users)

Urinary Tract Infection

Urinary tract infection has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain (latest reports from 111,287 Urinary tract infection patients).

On Jan, 23, 2017

41,237 people reported to have side effects when taking Spironolactone.
Among them, 842 people (2.04%) have Urinary Tract Infection


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Spironolactone cause Urinary tract infection?

Time on Spironolactone when people have Urinary Tract Infection *:

  • < 1 month: 15.38 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 57.69 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.85 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.54 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 11.54 %

Gender of people who have Urinary Tract Infection when taking Spironolactone *:

  • female: 74.82 %
  • male: 25.18 %

Age of people who have Urinary Tract Infection when taking Spironolactone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.84 %
  • 10-19: 0.7 %
  • 20-29: 2.95 %
  • 30-39: 4.21 %
  • 40-49: 11.66 %
  • 50-59: 16.57 %
  • 60+: 63.06 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (83 people, 9.86%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (62 people, 7.36%)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (58 people, 6.89%)
  • Pain (54 people, 6.41%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (50 people, 5.94%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (218 people, 25.89%)
  • Furosemide (201 people, 23.87%)
  • Digoxin (170 people, 20.19%)
  • Aspirin (152 people, 18.05%)
  • Lisinopril (137 people, 16.27%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (168 people, 19.95%)
  • Weakness (165 people, 19.60%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (165 people, 19.60%)
  • Nausea (157 people, 18.65%)
  • Pain (152 people, 18.05%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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