Prednisone and Urinary incontinence - from FDA reports


Summary

Urinary incontinence is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Zometa, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 225,259 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA. Among them, 810 have Urinary incontinence. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary incontinence and more.

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Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Prednisone 231,679 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, 22, 2017

225,259 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 810 people (0.36%) have Urinary Incontinence


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prednisone cause Urinary incontinence?

Time on Prednisone when people have Urinary Incontinence *:

  • < 1 month: 22.22 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.11 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.11 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.56 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 67.13 %
  • male: 32.87 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.77 %
  • 10-19: 2.0 %
  • 20-29: 3.38 %
  • 30-39: 8.76 %
  • 40-49: 10.91 %
  • 50-59: 22.27 %
  • 60+: 51.92 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (110 people, 13.58%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (77 people, 9.51%)
  • Pain (63 people, 7.78%)
  • Osteoporosis (58 people, 7.16%)
  • High Blood Pressure (51 people, 6.30%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (170 people, 20.99%)
  • Nexium (107 people, 13.21%)
  • Levaquin (100 people, 12.35%)
  • Fosamax (100 people, 12.35%)
  • Neurontin (93 people, 11.48%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weakness (286 people, 35.31%)
  • Fall (228 people, 28.15%)
  • Fatigue (225 people, 27.78%)
  • Pain (218 people, 26.91%)
  • Back Pain (211 people, 26.05%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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