Review: could Narcolepsy cause Bladder incontinence?
We study 3,298 people who have Narcolepsy from FDA and social media. Among them, 17 have Bladder incontinence (Urinary incontinence). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.
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Narcolepsy (latest reports from 9,406 patients) is typically treated by Provigil, Nuvigil, Xyrem, Modafinil, Dexedrine, Ritalin.
Bladder incontinence (inability to control the flow of urine and involuntary urination) (latest reports from 107,376 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, pain.
On Jul, 30, 2014: 3,298 people who have narcolepsy are studied. Among them, 17 (0.52%) have Bladder Incontinence. They amount to 0.02% of all the 107,379 people who have Bladder Incontinence on eHealthMe.
Gender of people who have narcolepsy and experienced Bladder incontinence * :
|Bladder incontinence||75.00%||25.00% |
Age of people who have narcolepsy and experienced Bladder incontinence * :
|Bladder incontinence||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||10.53%||26.32%||57.89%||10.53% |
Severity of the symptom * :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Bladder incontinence||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Depression - chronic (1 people, 5.88%)
- Depression - major (1 people, 5.88%)
- Hypothyroidism (1 people, 5.88%)
- Chronic fatigue syndrome (1 people, 5.88%)
- Chronic insomnia (1 people, 5.88%)
- Chronic pain (1 people, 5.88%)
- Migraine (1 people, 5.88%)
- Ibs (1 people, 5.88%)
- Asthma (1 people, 5.88%)
- Anxiety (1 people, 5.88%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Xyrem (17 people, 100.00%)
- Testosterone (4 people, 23.53%)
- Estradiol (3 people, 17.65%)
- Montelukast sodium (3 people, 17.65%)
- Prozac (2 people, 11.76%)
- Iodine (2 people, 11.76%)
- Lipitor (2 people, 11.76%)
- Modafinil (2 people, 11.76%)
- Albuterol sulfate (2 people, 11.76%)
- Lithium carbonate (2 people, 11.76%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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From this study (1 week ago):
***comments for Modafinil only***
I do not mix my meds. I take only 1 med a day however it is prescribed. The Adderall and or Ritalin only last 3 or 4 hours and it's not worth taking. I've been on the natural supplements all my life and except for occasional kidney discomfort I have been thankful that I've had them. I also used to take ephedra when it was legal and it was very effective for my condition.
The muscle spasms started about 3 weeks into taking the meds. Extreme pain. I didn't know at the time what was happening. I know I didn't do anything physically to cause such a degree of spasms. I went online and discovered all 3 meds can cause it so I stopped for a week and the spasms stopped and slowiy the pain dissipated. I need these meds especially the Modafinil. It does the best job I take the 200mg once a day. I took one Sat. and today is Mon and I took one this morning. My shoulder is becoming sensitive and I know by the end of the day I will be very uncomfortable so I will skip 3 or 4 days before I take it again. Is there anything I can do other than what I am already doing? I don't want to take Flexoril or muscle relaxers that totally defeats the whole purpose of taking the Modafinil.
From this study (3 weeks ago):
in a very high stressful situation anxiety is high right now. I have no mental disorders. but I am not thinking clearly.
From this study (3 weeks ago):
in a very high stressful situation anxiety is high right now. I have no mental disorders. but I am not right in the head at the moment.
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