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Review: could Oxybutynin chloride cause Hyponatraemia?

Summary: Hyponatraemia could be caused by Oxybutynin chloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Desmopressin acetate, and have Enuresis.

We study 2,637 people who have side effects while taking Oxybutynin chloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 25 have Hyponatraemia. Find out below who they are, when they have Hyponatraemia and more.

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Oxybutynin chloride

Oxybutynin chloride (latest outcomes from 2,844 users) has active ingredients of oxybutynin chloride. It is often used in urge incontinence.

Hyponatraemia

Hyponatraemia (abnormally low level of sodium in the blood; associated with dehydration) (latest reports from 176,226 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, pain, multiple myeloma.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 2,639 people reported to have side effects when taking Oxybutynin chloride. Among them, 25 people (0.95%) have Hyponatraemia. They amount to 0.01% of all the 175,977 people who have Hyponatraemia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Hyponatraemia in Oxybutynin chloride reports

Time on Oxybutynin chloride when people have Hyponatraemia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hyponatraemia50.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Hyponatraemia when taking Oxybutynin chloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hyponatraemia0.00%24.00%8.00%0.00%4.00%0.00%4.00%60.00%

Severity of Hyponatraemia when taking Oxybutynin chloride ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Hyponatraemia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Enuresis (5 people, 20.00%)
  2. Post-traumatic epilepsy (2 people, 8.00%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (2 people, 8.00%)
  4. Hypertension (2 people, 8.00%)
  5. Epilepsy (1 people, 4.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Desmopressin acetate (8 people, 32.00%)
  2. Aspirin (6 people, 24.00%)
  3. Acetaminophen (6 people, 24.00%)
  4. Tranexamic acid (5 people, 20.00%)
  5. Carbocisteine (5 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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