Review: could Albuterol cause Urinary Incontinence?


Urinary incontinence is found among people who take Albuterol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Metastases to bone . We study 56,701 people who have side effects while taking Albuterol from FDA and social media. Among them, 307 have Urinary incontinence. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary incontinence and more.

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Albuterol has active ingredients of albuterol. It is often used in asthma. (latest outcomes from Albuterol 59,923 users)

Urinary Incontinence

Urinary incontinence (inability to control the flow of urine and involuntary urination) has been reported by people with constipation, drug ineffective, dry mouth, urinary tract infection, weakness (latest reports from 20,045 Urinary incontinence patients).

On Aug, 22, 2016

56,701 people reported to have side effects when taking Albuterol.
Among them, 307 people (0.54%) have Urinary Incontinence

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Albuterol cause Urinary incontinence?

Time on Albuterol when people have Urinary Incontinence *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 40 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10 %
  • 10+ years: 30 %

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

  • female: 63.58 %
  • male: 36.42 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.4 %
  • 2-9: 7.94 %
  • 10-19: 5.16 %
  • 20-29: 5.16 %
  • 30-39: 9.13 %
  • 40-49: 14.68 %
  • 50-59: 19.44 %
  • 60+: 38.1 %

Severity if Urinary Incontinence when taking Albuterol **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Urinary Incontinence **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Metastases To Bone (35 people)
  • Asthma (34 people)
  • Osteoporosis (27 people)
  • Pain (16 people)
  • Anxiety (15 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (57 people)
  • Lasix (52 people)
  • Advair Diskus 100/50 (51 people)
  • Ambien (47 people)
  • Lipitor (44 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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