Review: could Gabapentin cause Urinary incontinence?
We study 36,857 people who have side effects while taking Gabapentin from FDA and social media. Among them, 324 have Urinary incontinence. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary incontinence and more.
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Gabapentin (latest outcomes from 39,365 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia.
Urinary incontinence (inability to control the flow of urine and involuntary urination) (latest reports from 107,582 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, pain.
On Aug, 12, 2014: 36,836 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 324 people (0.88%) have Urinary Incontinence. They amount to 0.30% of all the 107,477 people who have Urinary Incontinence on eHealthMe.
Time on Gabapentin 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||21.43%||42.86%||14.29%||0.00%||14.29%||7.14%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Urinary incontinence when taking Gabapentin * :
|Urinary incontinence||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.71%||6.48%||19.45%||28.67%||43.69% |
Severity of Urinary incontinence when taking Gabapentin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Urinary incontinence||25.00%||75.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
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 * :
- Pain (57 people, 17.59%)
- Anxiety (42 people, 12.96%)
- Multiple sclerosis (38 people, 11.73%)
- Hypertension (36 people, 11.11%)
- Breast cancer metastatic (31 people, 9.57%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (87 people, 26.85%)
- Furosemide (73 people, 22.53%)
- Ambien (70 people, 21.60%)
- Protonix (67 people, 20.68%)
- Simvastatin (66 people, 20.37%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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