Who have Bladder infection with Rifadin - from FDA reports


Bladder infection is found among people who take Rifadin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Tegretol, and have Epilepsy. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,769 people who have side effects when taking Rifadin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Feb, 20, 2019

1,769 people reported to have side effects when taking Rifadin.
Among them, 15 people (0.85%) have Bladder infection


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Rifadin cause Bladder infection?

Time on Rifadin when people have Bladder infection *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Bladder infection when taking Rifadin *:

  • female: 46.67 %
  • male: 53.33 %

Age of people who have Bladder infection when taking Rifadin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 33.33 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 20.0 %
  • 60+: 46.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma (spreadable kidney cell tumour): 2 people, 13.33%
  2. Epilepsy (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures): 2 people, 13.33%
  3. Type 2 Diabetes: 1 person, 6.67%
  4. Surgery: 1 person, 6.67%
  5. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 1 person, 6.67%
  6. Psoriatic Arthropathy (inflammation of the skin and joints with kin condition which typically causes patches (plaques) of red, scaly skin to develop): 1 person, 6.67%
  7. Intervertebral Discitis (infection in the intervertebral disc space): 1 person, 6.67%
  8. High Blood Pressure: 1 person, 6.67%
  9. Escherichia Sepsis (bacterial infection by escherichia coli): 1 person, 6.67%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Tegretol: 8 people, 53.33%
  2. Zyrtec: 5 people, 33.33%
  3. Sabril: 5 people, 33.33%
  4. Rocephin: 4 people, 26.67%
  5. Amikin: 3 people, 20.00%
  6. Digoxin: 3 people, 20.00%
  7. Sutent: 2 people, 13.33%
  8. Sectral: 2 people, 13.33%
  9. Glucophage: 2 people, 13.33%
  10. Benicar: 1 person, 6.67%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Dermatitis Bullous (inflammation of the skin characterized by the presence of bullae which are filled with fluid): 4 people, 26.67%
  2. Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction): 4 people, 26.67%
  3. Photosensitivity Reaction: 4 people, 26.67%
  4. Fever: 3 people, 20.00%
  5. Pseudoporphyria (skin changes consistent with one of the porphyrias, but laboratory tests do not detect significant abnormalities): 3 people, 20.00%
  6. Toxicoderma (a disease of the skin caused by a toxic agent): 2 people, 13.33%
  7. Pressure Ulcer: 2 people, 13.33%
  8. Epilepsy Aggravated (serious common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures): 2 people, 13.33%
  9. Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles): 2 people, 13.33%
  10. Miosis (constriction of the pupil of the eye, resulting from a normal response to an increase in light): 2 people, 13.33%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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