Review: could Adderall cause Urinary Incontinence?


Urinary incontinence is found among people who take Adderall, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Vitamin D, and have Multiple sclerosis . We study 8,565 people who have side effects while taking Adderall from FDA and social media. Among them, 36 have Urinary incontinence. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary incontinence and more.

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Adderall has active ingredients of amphetamine aspartate; amphetamine sulfate; dextroamphetamine saccharate; dextroamphetamine sulfate. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from Adderall 26,164 users)

Urinary Incontinence

Urinary incontinence (inability to control the flow of urine and involuntary urination) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, pain (latest reports from 26,795 Urinary incontinence patients).

On Oct, 23, 2016

8,565 people reported to have side effects when taking Adderall.
Among them, 36 people (0.42%) have Urinary Incontinence

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Adderall cause Urinary incontinence?

Time on Adderall when people have Urinary Incontinence *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 50 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Urinary Incontinence when taking Adderall *:

  • female: 72.22 %
  • male: 27.78 %

Age of people who have Urinary Incontinence when taking Adderall *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 4 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 12 %
  • 30-39: 16 %
  • 40-49: 12 %
  • 50-59: 12 %
  • 60+: 44 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (11 people, 30.56%)
  • Narcolepsy (9 people, 25.00%)
  • Attention Deficit/hyperactivity Disorder (9 people, 25.00%)
  • Cataplexy (6 people, 16.67%)
  • Depression (5 people, 13.89%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xyrem (9 people, 25.00%)
  • Vitamin D (9 people, 25.00%)
  • Lexapro (7 people, 19.44%)
  • Effexor (6 people, 16.67%)
  • Synthroid (5 people, 13.89%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Urinary Tract Infection (9 people, 25.00%)
  • Nausea (9 people, 25.00%)
  • Feeling Abnormal (9 people, 25.00%)
  • Fatigue (9 people, 25.00%)
  • Diarrhoea (9 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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