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Review: could Spironolactone cause Uti (Urinary tract infection)?

We study 25,339 people who have side effects while taking Spironolactone from FDA and social media. Among them, 576 have Uti. Find out below who they are, when they have Uti and more.

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Spironolactone

Spironolactone (latest outcomes from 26,408 users) has active ingredients of spironolactone. It is often used in acne.

Uti

Uti (urinary tract infection) (latest reports from 450,550 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain.

On Sep, 12, 2014: 25,331 people reported to have side effects when taking Spironolactone. Among them, 575 people (2.27%) have Uti.

Trend of Uti in Spironolactone reports

Time on Spironolactone when people have Uti * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Uti19.05%76.19%0.00%4.76%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Uti when taking Spironolactone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Uti0.00%1.12%0.56%4.83%5.39%11.15%15.06%61.90%

Severity of Uti when taking Spironolactone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Uti50.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Uti ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Uti50.00%50.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (44 people, 7.65%)
  2. Atrial fibrillation (39 people, 6.78%)
  3. Pain (36 people, 6.26%)
  4. Osteoporosis (29 people, 5.04%)
  5. Pulmonary arterial hypertension (26 people, 4.52%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (185 people, 32.17%)
  2. Aspirin (178 people, 30.96%)
  3. Digoxin (175 people, 30.43%)
  4. Furosemide (174 people, 30.26%)
  5. Lisinopril (135 people, 23.48%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • charlie russell wheaton on Jul, 27, 2013:

    man-54yrs doctor said take mictonorm morning at night befor bed take tamsulosine. i have read that mictonorm cause increse in heart beat and i know its true cause my hear beat unregularly so stop traking mictonorm and the tamsulosine is not working good with me??

    Reply

    CRW on Jul, 27, 2013:

    man-54yrs doctor Prescription was take Mictonorm Uno 30mg morning afther eating, night befor bed take Tamsulosine Sandoz 0,4mg. i have read that mictonorm cause increse in heart beat/rate and i know its true cause my hear beat unregularly, both have so many side affects so i stop traking Mictonorm Uno 30mg and the Tamsulosine Sandoz 0,4mg cause they are not working good for me??

    Reply

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • I stop taking spironolactone during a course of Cipro to treat the UTI and then resume the spironolactone.

    Reply

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