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Review: could Digoxin cause Urinary incontinence?

Summary: Urinary incontinence could be caused by Digoxin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take Aspirin, and have Atrial fibrillation.

We study 51,830 people who have side effects while taking Digoxin from FDA and social media. Among them, 266 have Urinary incontinence. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary incontinence and more.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 51,796 people reported to have side effects when taking Digoxin. Among them, 266 people (0.51%) have Urinary Incontinence. They amount to 0.25% of all the 106,343 people who have Urinary Incontinence on eHealthMe.

Trend of Urinary incontinence in Digoxin reports

Time on Digoxin when people have Urinary incontinence * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Urinary incontinence19.12%19.12%14.71%20.59%16.18%7.35%2.94%

Gender of people who have Urinary incontinence when taking Digoxin * :

FemaleMale
Urinary incontinence65.77%34.23%

Age of people who have Urinary incontinence when taking Digoxin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Urinary incontinence0.00%0.00%0.00%15.17%0.00%0.34%5.86%78.62%

Severity of Urinary incontinence when taking Digoxin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Urinary incontinence ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Atrial fibrillation (49 people, 18.42%)
  2. Hypertension (19 people, 7.14%)
  3. Hypothyroidism (19 people, 7.14%)
  4. Cardiac failure congestive (18 people, 6.77%)
  5. Muscle spasms (14 people, 5.26%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (149 people, 56.02%)
  2. Lipitor (121 people, 45.49%)
  3. Lisinopril (119 people, 44.74%)
  4. Coumadin (117 people, 43.98%)
  5. Lasix (107 people, 40.23%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    I have been taking Atacand 5 to 7 years and started felodipine 5 months ago. B.P is running about 140 over 85. Lung-breathing problems began 3-4 years ago. I've been taking Symbicort 3+ years and Started Spiriva 6 months ago. Breathing problems have become more severe with each passing year.

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