Review: could Xanax cause Urinary tract infection?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 26, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.3/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 54,703 people who take Xanax. Among them, 1,174 have Urinary tract infection. See who they are, when they have Urinary tract infection and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Xanax (latest outcomes from 58,692 users) has active ingredients of alprazolam. It is often used in stress and anxiety, generalized anxiety disorder. Commonly reported side effects of Xanax include stress and anxiety, nausea, nausea aggravated, anxiety aggravated, fatigue.
Urinary tract infection
Urinary tract infection (latest reports from 439,793 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain.
On Feb, 18, 2014: 52,277 people reported to have side effects when taking Xanax. Among them, 1,270 people (2.43%) have Urinary Tract Infection.
Time on Xanax when people have Urinary tract infection * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Urinary tract infection||45.45%||6.06%||0.00%||15.15%||9.09%||18.18%||6.06% |
Gender of people who have Urinary tract infection when taking Xanax * :
|Urinary tract infection||84.67%||15.33% |
Age of people who have Urinary tract infection when taking Xanax * :
|Urinary tract infection||0.00%||0.00%||0.50%||6.78%||5.95%||14.46%||26.36%||45.95% |
Severity of Urinary tract infection when taking Xanax ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Urinary tract infection||0.00%||66.67%||33.33%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Urinary tract infection ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Urinary tract infection||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Anxiety (219 people, 17.24%)
- Pain (148 people, 11.65%)
- Depression (145 people, 11.42%)
- Hypertension (133 people, 10.47%)
- Multiple sclerosis (102 people, 8.03%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ambien (296 people, 23.31%)
- Aspirin (272 people, 21.42%)
- Neurontin (268 people, 21.10%)
- Protonix (251 people, 19.76%)
- Lasix (243 people, 19.13%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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UTI seems chronic with similarity to IC (diet seems to affect severity of symptoms). Have been on four courses of antibiotics in four months and other than the first course, no real "recovery" can be claimed.
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