Gabapentin and Urinary incontinence - from FDA reports


Summary

Urinary incontinence is found among people who take Gabapentin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple sclerosis . We study 83,679 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA. Among them, 525 have Urinary incontinence. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary incontinence and more.

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Gabapentin

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia. (latest outcomes from Gabapentin 89,182 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 26,816 Urinary incontinence patients).

On Feb, 24, 2017

83,679 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin.
Among them, 525 people (0.63%) have Urinary Incontinence


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gabapentin cause Urinary incontinence?

Time on Gabapentin when people have Urinary Incontinence *:

  • < 1 month: 31.58 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 31.58 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.53 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 26.32 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 67.85 %
  • male: 32.15 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.24 %
  • 10-19: 0.48 %
  • 20-29: 2.85 %
  • 30-39: 6.41 %
  • 40-49: 14.73 %
  • 50-59: 27.79 %
  • 60+: 47.51 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (97 people, 18.48%)
  • Pain (74 people, 14.10%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (44 people, 8.38%)
  • High Blood Pressure (43 people, 8.19%)
  • Depression (40 people, 7.62%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (96 people, 18.29%)
  • Ambien (80 people, 15.24%)
  • Furosemide (71 people, 13.52%)
  • Simvastatin (70 people, 13.33%)
  • Protonix (68 people, 12.95%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (163 people, 31.05%)
  • Fall (150 people, 28.57%)
  • Pain (145 people, 27.62%)
  • Back Pain (131 people, 24.95%)
  • Urinary Tract Infection (125 people, 23.81%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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