Bethanechol chloride and Urinary retention - from FDA reports
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 Enlarged prostate . We study 258 people who have side effects while taking Bethanechol chloride from FDA. Among them, 7 have Urinary retention. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary retention and more.
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Bethanechol chloride has active ingredients of bethanechol chloride. It is often used in urinary retention. (latest outcomes from Bethanechol chloride 288 users)
Urinary retention (the inability to completely or partially empty the bladder) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, pain, osteoporosis (latest reports from 20,717 Urinary retention patients).
On Feb, 21, 2017
258 people reported to have side effects when taking Bethanechol Chloride.
Among them, 7 people (2.71%) have Urinary Retention
Number of reports submitted per year:
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: 28.57 %
- male: 71.43 %
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 *:
- Enlarged Prostate (5 people, 71.43%)
- Hypertonic Bladder (3 people, 42.86%)
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (2 people, 28.57%)
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (1 person, 14.29%)
- Bladder Disorder (1 person, 14.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Vesicare (4 people, 57.14%)
- Zyrtec (2 people, 28.57%)
- Ciprofloxacin (1 person, 14.29%)
- Benzonatate (1 person, 14.29%)
- Aspirin (1 person, 14.29%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Urination - Painful (1 person, 14.29%)
- Restless Leg Syndrome (1 person, 14.29%)
- Indigestion (1 person, 14.29%)
- High Blood Pressure (1 person, 14.29%)
- Cough (1 person, 14.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I had the green light laser surgery for BPH. When cath was removed I peed OK but it degraded to my having to bear down to finish. It degenerated to my having to bear down to get any urine out at all even of incomplete voiding. Had to be re-cathed at an ER. My doc prescribed Bethanechol 25 mg ...
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