Could Spironolactone cause Uti - from FDA reports
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 41,237 people who have side effects while taking Spironolactone from FDA. Among them, 842 have Uti. Find out below who they are, when they have Uti and more.
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Spironolactone has active ingredients of spironolactone. It is often used in acne. (latest outcomes from Spironolactone 43,262 users)
Uti (urinary tract infection) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain (latest reports from 111,256 Uti patients).
On Dec, 23, 2016
41,237 people reported to have side effects when taking Spironolactone.
Among them, 842 people (2.04%) have Uti
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Spironolactone when people have Uti *:
- < 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 Uti when taking Spironolactone *:
- female: 74.82 %
- male: 25.18 %
Age of people who have Uti 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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