Review: could Effexor cause Urinary Incontinence?


Summary

Urinary incontinence is found among people who take Effexor, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Xanax, and have Depression . We study 52,535 people who have side effects while taking Effexor from FDA and social media. Among them, 388 have Urinary incontinence. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary incontinence and more.

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Effexor

Effexor has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Effexor 54,389 users)

Urinary Incontinence

Urinary incontinence (inability to control the flow of urine and involuntary urination) has been reported by people with constipation, drug ineffective, dry mouth, urinary tract infection, weakness (latest reports from 17,958 Urinary incontinence patients).

On Jul, 26, 2016

52,535 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor.
Among them, 388 people (0.74%) have Urinary Incontinence


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Effexor cause Urinary incontinence?

Time on Effexor when people have Urinary Incontinence *:

  • < 1 month: 27.78 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 22.22 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Urinary Incontinence when taking Effexor *:

  • female: 77.49 %
  • male: 22.51 %

Age of people who have Urinary Incontinence when taking Effexor *:

  • 0-1: 0.89 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.19 %
  • 20-29: 4.76 %
  • 30-39: 7.74 %
  • 40-49: 14.88 %
  • 50-59: 42.56 %
  • 60+: 27.98 %

Severity if Urinary Incontinence when taking Effexor **:

  • least: 12.5 %
  • moderate: 37.5 %
  • severe: 37.5 %
  • most severe: 12.5 %

How people recovered from Urinary Incontinence **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (69 people)
  • Anxiety (47 people)
  • Breast Cancer (39 people)
  • Osteoporosis (24 people)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (24 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (82 people)
  • Neurontin (81 people)
  • Zometa (80 people)
  • Protonix (63 people)
  • Ambien (63 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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