Micardis and Urinary incontinence - from FDA reports


Summary

Urinary incontinence is found among people who take Micardis, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have High blood pressure . We study 18,661 people who have side effects while taking Micardis from FDA. Among them, 79 have Urinary incontinence. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary incontinence and more.

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Micardis

Micardis has active ingredients of telmisartan. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Micardis 19,605 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, 10, 2017

18,661 people reported to have side effects when taking Micardis.
Among them, 79 people (0.42%) have Urinary Incontinence


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Micardis cause Urinary incontinence?

Time on Micardis when people have Urinary Incontinence *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.22 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.11 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 33.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 75.64 %
  • male: 24.36 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 10.45 %
  • 50-59: 44.78 %
  • 60+: 44.78 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (23 people, 29.11%)
  • Bone Density Abnormal (18 people, 22.78%)
  • Osteoporosis (8 people, 10.13%)
  • Pain (5 people, 6.33%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (5 people, 6.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (28 people, 35.44%)
  • Pravachol (25 people, 31.65%)
  • Zometa (24 people, 30.38%)
  • Allegra (24 people, 30.38%)
  • Premarin (23 people, 29.11%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (35 people, 44.30%)
  • Faecal Incontinence (30 people, 37.97%)
  • Injury (29 people, 36.71%)
  • Gastritis (29 people, 36.71%)
  • Diarrhea (29 people, 36.71%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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