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 Furosemide, and have High blood pressure . We study 29,710 people who have side effects while taking Spironolactone from FDA. Among them, 641 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 43,250 users)
Uti (urinary tract infection) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain (latest reports from 111,220 Uti patients).
On Nov, 23, 2016
29,710 people reported to have side effects when taking Spironolactone.
Among them, 641 people (2.16%) have Uti
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Spironolactone when people have Uti *:
- < 1 month: 16.67 %
- 1 - 6 months: 66.67 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 4.17 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 12.5 %
Gender of people who have Uti when taking Spironolactone *:
- female: 75.84 %
- male: 24.16 %
Age of people who have Uti when taking Spironolactone *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 1.09 %
- 10-19: 1.09 %
- 20-29: 3.47 %
- 30-39: 5.29 %
- 40-49: 11.5 %
- 50-59: 16.24 %
- 60+: 61.31 %
Severity of Uti **:
- least: 40 %
- moderate: 60 %
- severe: 0.0 %
- most severe: 0.0 %
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Furosemide (201 people, 31.36%)
- Lasix (195 people, 30.42%)
- Digoxin (170 people, 26.52%)
- Aspirin (151 people, 23.56%)
- Lisinopril (137 people, 21.37%)
Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Spironolactone, learn more )
Potential co-existing conditions
- High Blood Pressure (54 people, 8.42%)
- Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (47 people, 7.33%)
- Pain (44 people, 6.86%)
- Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (39 people, 6.08%)
- Osteoporosis (38 people, 5.93%)
Potential co-existing symptoms
- Weakness (149 people, 23.24%)
- Breathing Difficulty (148 people, 23.09%)
- Fatigue (146 people, 22.78%)
- Pain (135 people, 21.06%)
- Dehydration (133 people, 20.75%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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