Review: could Lisinopril cause Urinary Retention?


Urinary retention is found among people who take Lisinopril, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypertension . We study 114,024 people who have side effects while taking Lisinopril from FDA and social media. Among them, 394 have Urinary retention. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary retention and more.

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Lisinopril has active ingredients of lisinopril. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Lisinopril 115,032 users)

Urinary Retention

Urinary retention (the inability to completely or partially empty the bladder) has been reported by people with fever, urinary tract infection, weakness, hypotension, fatigue (latest reports from 15,278 Urinary retention patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

114,024 people reported to have side effects when taking Lisinopril.
Among them, 394 people (0.35%) have Urinary Retention

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lisinopril cause Urinary retention?

Time on Lisinopril when people have Urinary Retention *:

  • < 1 month: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.29 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 21.43 %
  • 10+ years: 7.14 %

Gender of people who have Urinary Retention when taking Lisinopril *:

  • female: 38.46 %
  • male: 61.54 %

Age of people who have Urinary Retention when taking Lisinopril *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.57 %
  • 30-39: 2.51 %
  • 40-49: 5.64 %
  • 50-59: 20.06 %
  • 60+: 70.22 %

Severity if Urinary Retention when taking Lisinopril **:

  • least: 11.11 %
  • moderate: 22.22 %
  • severe: 44.44 %
  • most severe: 22.22 %

How people recovered from Urinary Retention **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (76 people)
  • Pain (25 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (25 people)
  • Depression (21 people)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (17 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (89 people)
  • Furosemide (73 people)
  • Zometa (65 people)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (57 people)
  • Coumadin (54 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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