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

Summary: Uti 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 25,375 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 has active ingredients of spironolactone. It is often used in acne. (latest outcomes from 26,448 Spironolactone users)

Uti

Uti (urinary tract infection) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain. (latest reports from 66,214 Uti patients)

On Mar, 2, 2015: 25,375 people reported to have side effects when taking Spironolactone. Among them, 576 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
Uti18.18%72.73%0.00%4.55%0.00%0.00%4.55%

Age of people who have Uti when taking Spironolactone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Uti0.00%1.11%0.56%4.82%5.38%11.13%15.03%61.97%

Severity of Uti when taking Spironolactone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Uti40.00%60.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Uti ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Uti33.33%33.33%33.33%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (44 people, 7.64%)
  2. Atrial fibrillation (39 people, 6.77%)
  3. Pain (36 people, 6.25%)
  4. Osteoporosis (29 people, 5.03%)
  5. Pulmonary arterial hypertension (26 people, 4.51%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (185 people, 32.12%)
  2. Aspirin (179 people, 31.08%)
  3. Digoxin (175 people, 30.38%)
  4. Furosemide (174 people, 30.21%)
  5. Lisinopril (135 people, 23.44%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • 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??

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    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??

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