Review: could Citalopram Hydrobromide cause Urinary Incontinence?


Urinary incontinence is found among people who take Citalopram Hydrobromide, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Alprazolam, and have Breast cancer . We study 23,124 people who have side effects while taking Citalopram hydrobromide from FDA and social media. Among them, 122 have Urinary incontinence. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary incontinence and more.

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Citalopram Hydrobromide

Citalopram hydrobromide has active ingredients of citalopram hydrobromide. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Citalopram hydrobromide 25,853 users)

Urinary Incontinence

Urinary incontinence (inability to control the flow of urine and involuntary urination) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, pain (latest reports from 26,795 Urinary incontinence patients).

On Sep, 23, 2016

23,124 people reported to have side effects when taking Citalopram Hydrobromide.
Among them, 122 people (0.53%) have Urinary Incontinence

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Citalopram hydrobromide cause Urinary incontinence?

Time on Citalopram Hydrobromide when people have Urinary Incontinence *:

  • < 1 month: 52.94 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 41.18 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.88 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Urinary Incontinence when taking Citalopram Hydrobromide *:

  • female: 72.13 %
  • male: 27.87 %

Age of people who have Urinary Incontinence when taking Citalopram Hydrobromide *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 2.7 %
  • 10-19: 1.8 %
  • 20-29: 6.31 %
  • 30-39: 4.5 %
  • 40-49: 22.52 %
  • 50-59: 32.43 %
  • 60+: 29.73 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer (22 people, 18.03%)
  • Hypercalcaemia (21 people, 17.21%)
  • Depression (21 people, 17.21%)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (20 people, 16.39%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (11 people, 9.02%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Alprazolam (37 people, 30.33%)
  • Gabapentin (30 people, 24.59%)
  • Simvastatin (26 people, 21.31%)
  • Furosemide (26 people, 21.31%)
  • Ambien (25 people, 20.49%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Faecal Incontinence (37 people, 30.33%)
  • Pain (30 people, 24.59%)
  • Anxiety (30 people, 24.59%)
  • Arthralgia (29 people, 23.77%)
  • Urinary Tract Infection (27 people, 22.13%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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