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Review: could Bethanechol chloride cause Urinary retention?

Summary: Urinary retention could be caused by Bethanechol chloride, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take Vesicare, and have Benign prostatic hyperplasia.

We study 180 people who have side effects while taking Bethanechol chloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 7 have Urinary retention. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary retention and more.

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On Apr, 13, 2014: 180 people reported to have side effects when taking Bethanechol chloride. Among them, 7 people (3.89%) have Urinary Retention. They amount to 0.01% of all the 84,982 people who have Urinary Retention on eHealthMe.

Trend of Urinary retention in Bethanechol chloride reports

Time on Bethanechol chloride when people have Urinary retention * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Urinary retention0.00%33.33%66.67%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Urinary retention when taking Bethanechol chloride * :

FemaleMale
Urinary retention14.29%85.71%

Age of people who have Urinary retention when taking Bethanechol chloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Urinary retention0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

Severity of Urinary retention when taking Bethanechol chloride ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Urinary retention ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (5 people, 71.43%)
  2. Hypertonic bladder (3 people, 42.86%)
  3. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (1 people, 14.29%)
  4. Prostate cancer (1 people, 14.29%)
  5. Multiple sclerosis (1 people, 14.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vesicare (4 people, 57.14%)
  2. Cenestin (1 people, 14.29%)
  3. Dyazide (1 people, 14.29%)
  4. Detrol la (1 people, 14.29%)
  5. Vitamin e (1 people, 14.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (3 days ago):

  • Dosage for methotrexate is 15 to 17 mg. over ten year period.
    Have been taking about 800 mg. of frolic acid per day, plus whatever occurs naturally in food.
    For about a year have been dealing with urinary retention. Don't know if there is a connection.
    Will be seeing my doctor tomorrow .

    Also take generic Zantac

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  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • The urinary hesitancy / not feeling like fully empty has been chronic for at least the last year. Female, so not prostate related :-), chronic, so not UTI either.

    Reply

  • From this study (5 months ago):

  • Urinary retention much better once off Claritin. Allergies worse. Need to find an alternate antihistamine.

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