Review: could Prednisone cause Urinary incontinence?
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 Prednisone tab, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.
We study 146,792 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 604 have Urinary incontinence. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary incontinence and more.
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Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 150,120 Prednisone users)
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 18,514 Urinary incontinence patients)
On Feb, 11, 2015: 146,763 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 605 people (0.41%) have Urinary Incontinence.
Time on Prednisone when people have Urinary incontinence * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Urinary incontinence||24.00%||42.00%||24.00%||4.00%||2.00%||2.00%||2.00% |
Gender of people who have Urinary incontinence when taking Prednisone * :
|Urinary incontinence||68.51%||31.49% |
Age of people who have Urinary incontinence when taking Prednisone * :
|Urinary incontinence||0.00%||0.70%||1.57%||2.97%||8.73%||17.63%||19.20%||49.21% |
Severity of Urinary incontinence when taking Prednisone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Urinary incontinence||0.00%||40.00%||60.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Urinary incontinence ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Urinary incontinence||0.00%||25.00%||75.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (70 people, 11.57%)
- Multiple myeloma (66 people, 10.91%)
- Osteoporosis (52 people, 8.60%)
- Pain (46 people, 7.60%)
- Prophylaxis (34 people, 5.62%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone tab (177 people, 29.26%)
- Zometa (135 people, 22.31%)
- Aspirin (133 people, 21.98%)
- Levaquin (101 people, 16.69%)
- Fosamax (100 people, 16.53%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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