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Review: could Gabapentin cause Urinary incontinence?

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 - 6 months, also take medication Zometa, and have Pain.

We study 37,067 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

Gabapentin has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 39,616 Gabapentin 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 18,514 Urinary incontinence patients)

On Feb, 12, 2015: 37,022 people reported to have side effects when taking Gabapentin. Among them, 324 people (0.88%) have Urinary Incontinence.

Trend of Urinary incontinence in Gabapentin reports

Time on Gabapentin when people have Urinary incontinence * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Urinary incontinence21.43%42.86%14.29%0.00%14.29%7.14%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Urinary incontinence0.00%0.00%0.00%1.71%6.48%19.45%28.67%43.69%

Severity of Urinary incontinence when taking Gabapentin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Urinary incontinence25.00%75.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Urinary incontinence ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Urinary incontinence0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (57 people, 17.59%)
  2. Anxiety (42 people, 12.96%)
  3. Multiple sclerosis (38 people, 11.73%)
  4. Hypertension (36 people, 11.11%)
  5. Breast cancer metastatic (31 people, 9.57%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (87 people, 26.85%)
  2. Furosemide (73 people, 22.53%)
  3. Ambien (70 people, 21.60%)
  4. Protonix (67 people, 20.68%)
  5. Simvastatin (66 people, 20.37%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I take klonopin and diltiazem (calcium channel blocker blood pressure medicine) and am concerned about side effects. my accupuncturist recommends the ashwagandha. anyone have any issues with this?
    I take these prescription medications but have been going to an accupuncturist since 2012. I have trouble sleeping at night without my clonazepam and take naps during the day and am having trouble losing weight. She thinks that my adrenal glands may be fatigued and told me to try something called Adrenal Response which contains Sensoril Ashwagandha. When I looked up Ashwaganda it said that it could interact with the Clonazepam or Klonopin and also with High blood pressure medication. I am a little concerned. I mentioned this to her and she said they both are metabolized by the liver and it should be ok to take it, just to take it an hour or more after I take the Clonazepam. Has anyone had any issues with interactions with their prescribed meds while taking Ashwagandha? I don't want to have to monitor my blood pressure because my blood pressure medication works good for me. Any help would be appreciated because I want to try it but I am a little scared too. Thanks, Crystal
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