Review: could Spironolactone cause Uti?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 9, 2014)
Severity ratings: 1.5/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 25,229 people who take Spironolactone. Among them, 575 have Uti. See who they are, when they have Uti and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Spironolactone (latest outcomes from 26,318 users) has active ingredients of spironolactone. It is often used in acne, high blood pressure. Commonly reported side effects of Spironolactone include dyspnoea exacerbated, breathing difficulty, nausea, hyperkalemia, nausea aggravated.
Uti (urinary tract infection) (latest reports from 439,263 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain.
On Mar, 9, 2014: 25,229 people reported to have side effects when taking Spironolactone. Among them, 575 people (2.28%) have Uti. They amount to 0.13% of all the 438,155 people who have Uti.
Time on Spironolactone when people have Uti * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Uti when taking Spironolactone * :
Severity of Uti when taking Spironolactone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Uti ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (44 people, 7.65%)
- Atrial fibrillation (39 people, 6.78%)
- Pain (36 people, 6.26%)
- Osteoporosis (29 people, 5.04%)
- Pulmonary arterial hypertension (26 people, 4.52%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lasix (185 people, 32.17%)
- Aspirin (178 people, 30.96%)
- Digoxin (175 people, 30.43%)
- Furosemide (174 people, 30.26%)
- Lisinopril (135 people, 23.48%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (8 months 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??
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??
From this study (1 year ago):
I stop taking spironolactone during a course of Cipro to treat the UTI and then resume the spironolactone.
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