Review: could Bethanechol Chloride cause Urinary Retention?


Summary

Urinary retention is found among people who take Bethanechol Chloride, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Vesicare, and have Benign prostatic hyperplasia . We study 185 people who have side effects while taking Bethanechol chloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Urinary retention. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary retention and more.

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Bethanechol Chloride

Bethanechol chloride has active ingredients of bethanechol chloride. It is often used in neurogenic bladder. (latest outcomes from Bethanechol chloride 202 users)

Urinary Retention

Urinary retention (the inability to completely or partially empty the bladder) has been reported by people with fever, urinary tract infection, weakness, hypotension, fatigue (latest reports from 15,278 Urinary retention patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

185 people reported to have side effects when taking Bethanechol Chloride.
Among them, 6 people (3.24%) have Urinary Retention


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Bethanechol chloride cause Urinary retention?

Time on Bethanechol Chloride when people have Urinary Retention *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 66.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Urinary Retention when taking Bethanechol Chloride *:

  • female: 16.67 %
  • male: 83.33 %

Age of people who have Urinary Retention when taking Bethanechol Chloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (5 people)
  • Hypertonic Bladder (3 people)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (2 people)
  • Urinary Retention (1 person)
  • Prostate Cancer (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vesicare (4 people)
  • Harnal (3 people)
  • Refresh Tears Otc (1 person)
  • Benzonatate (1 person)
  • Aspirin (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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