Review: could Effexor cause Urinary incontinence?
Summary: Urinary incontinence could be caused by Effexor, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Effexor xr, and have Depression.
We study 52,097 people who have side effects while taking Effexor from FDA and social media. Among them, 377 have Urinary incontinence. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary incontinence and more.
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On Apr, 10, 2014: 51,943 people reported to have side effects when taking Effexor. Among them, 377 people (0.73%) have Urinary Incontinence. They amount to 0.35% of all the 106,293 people who have Urinary Incontinence on eHealthMe.
Time on Effexor when people have Urinary incontinence * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Urinary incontinence||32.61%||30.43%||10.87%||13.04%||13.04%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Urinary incontinence when taking Effexor * :
|Urinary incontinence||0.84%||0.00%||1.11%||5.29%||8.36%||13.93%||43.73%||26.74% |
Severity of Urinary incontinence when taking Effexor ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Urinary incontinence||0.00%||50.00%||33.33%||16.67% |
How people recovered from Urinary incontinence ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Urinary incontinence||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (72 people, 19.10%)
- Anxiety (67 people, 17.77%)
- Breast cancer (52 people, 13.79%)
- Osteoporosis (25 people, 6.63%)
- Metastases to bone (24 people, 6.37%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Effexor xr (181 people, 48.01%)
- Zometa (93 people, 24.67%)
- Neurontin (88 people, 23.34%)
- Xanax (83 people, 22.02%)
- Lexapro (77 people, 20.42%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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