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. This review analyzes which people have Urinary retention with Bethanechol chloride. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 283 people who have side effects when taking Bethanechol chloride from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Aug, 26, 2017
283 people reported to have side effects when taking Bethanechol chloride.
Among them, 7 people (2.47%) 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%)
- Prostate Cancer (1 person, 14.29%)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (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.
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Hello folks, I have take taken 4 lopermide tablets in a day to stop diarrhoea. After three days, I have got urinary retention and doctors used catheter to empty my bladder. How long it will take for my bladder to operate as usual? Is there any data on time to recover ? Thanks.
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 ...
Take one 50 mg-12.5 Hyzar per day. Urologist has just prescribed Flomax -one per day to address situation of mild urinary retention. Concern relates to the fact that Hyzar also is a diuretic. Also Flomax has been connected with kidney problems over the long run.
User reviews to the study
If you have urine retention while taking Invokana how do you deal with it? My urologist shut me down when I suggested it might be the drug, and gave me the options of either a prostate operation or intermittent catheters. i took the latter, which can be a nuisance but aren't painful. Just ...
I stopped Myrbetriq 50 mg after taking it for 18 months (1 year and half) as I discovered a urinary retention (around 580 ml) I discovered it by chance as I experienced bed wetting so I went for Ultrasound
I am a 71 year old male and I started Xanax several years ago and I started having retention problems about 5 years ago. My Dr wanted to do several terrible sounding tests but my better sense said to wait and check out the meds I take first.
Symptoms started in my feet. Cold, wet, then progressed to pain, numbness, pins and needles up my leg but also heels and toes. Later symptoms include pelvic pain, genital pain, and bladder issues including start, stop and incomplete voiding. Standing to urinate causes intense discomfort in feet. ...
I'm 90 years old and I just started taking the drug this week maybe two pills and I have urinary retention so I'm at the ER. I haven't peed in several days. Has anyone else that's a female experiencing these issues?