My dermatologist prescribed 100 mg Spiro daily about 3 weeks ago for adult acne... yes, 54 years old and still get regular breakouts :-(
Right away I started experiencing UTIs almost daily. So now taking 100 mg Macrobid (already had some as I'm prone to UTIs anyway) daily to counteract and at least be comfortable.
Will contact the Dr. on Monday and see if she has any other options.
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Does Spironolactone cause UTI ?
#102 in Spironolactone discussions - 43 posts discuss UTI with Spironolactone. UTI is #102 concern in Spironolactone discussions.
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it (about 2 weeks into it) i've been having recurring uti's...
" ...and rogaine. has anyone had any weird problems while on spiro? since starting it (about 2 weeks into it) i've been having recurring uti's, one turned ...i'm contemplating going off the spiro, bu... "
it has side effects with the spironolactone. I just...
" ...away faster and gives spironolactone time to work. While ...taper cycle), it has side effects with the spironolactone. I just got a UTI and started to have blood in my urine that I'm having... "
for a little over 3 weeks, and I seem to have a uti (that...
" ...a uti (that hasn't responded very well to 3 days of cipro). My doctor didn't think that the spiro could be to blame, but it IS a diuretic that makes you pee more. So far, my skin is not better... "
me thirstier and makes me pee more, and I'd rather get a uti...
" ...made me break out. I wanted to take spiro with breakfast but it makes me thirstier and makes me pee more, and I'd rather get a uti than use a public bathroom. ...though. Makes me... "
my spiro was adjusted up to 200mg, I started bleeding a lot...
" Spironolactone is a diuretic, right? So, maybe it makes ...after my spiro was adjusted up to 200mg, I started bleeding a lot ...since. I did have a nasty urinary tract infection after my surgery... "
also am taking 50mg of spironolactone, 40 mg of furosemine,...
" ...take 5mg of prednisone daily because of ...I also am taking 50mg of spironolactone, 40 mg of furosemine, ...also take 50mg. of nitrofurantoin at night... "
. However, I am on spironolactone , so I thought my...
" ...metallic smell in urine. On spironolactone, T3 compound, metformin. Causes for ...several hours. I have had UTIs in the past, but ...urination . However, I am on spironolactone , so I thought... "
taking Spironolactone as recommended by my dermatologist....
" ...hair loss before starting Elmiron. I ...I was having a lot of UTIs (which may not have all been UTIs). It could have ...am also taking Spironolactone as recommended by my dermatologist. I ... "
On spiro, it's easier to become dehydrated. A dehydrated...
" ...drinking sufficient water. Spiro is a diuretic, ...excrete more water. On spiro, it's easier to become dehydrated. A dehydrated body ...increased susceptibility to UTI. Urinate after sex.... "
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