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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 36,929 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 (latest outcomes from 39,482 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia.

Urinary incontinence

Urinary incontinence (inability to control the flow of urine and involuntary urination) (latest reports from 107,977 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, pain.

On Nov, 12, 2014: 36,929 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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