Review: could Micardis cause Urinary Incontinence?


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 Hypertension . We study 18,344 people who have side effects while taking Micardis from FDA and social media. Among them, 77 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 19,294 users)

Urinary Incontinence

Urinary incontinence (inability to control the flow of urine and involuntary urination) has been reported by people with rashes, constipation, drug ineffective, dry mouth, urinary tract infection (latest reports from 26,211 Urinary incontinence patients).

On Sep, 15, 2016

18,344 people reported to have side effects when taking Micardis.
Among them, 77 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: 76.32 %
  • male: 23.68 %

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: 10.77 %
  • 50-59: 43.08 %
  • 60+: 46.15 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (21 people, 27.27%)
  • Bone Density Abnormal (18 people, 23.38%)
  • Osteoporosis (8 people, 10.39%)
  • Pain (5 people, 6.49%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (5 people, 6.49%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (28 people, 36.36%)
  • Pravachol (25 people, 32.47%)
  • Zometa (24 people, 31.17%)
  • Allegra (24 people, 31.17%)
  • Celebrex (23 people, 29.87%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Anxiety (34 people, 44.16%)
  • Faecal Incontinence (30 people, 38.96%)
  • Injury (29 people, 37.66%)
  • Gastritis (29 people, 37.66%)
  • Diarrhoea (28 people, 36.36%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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