Singulair and Urinary retention - from FDA reports


Summary

Urinary retention is found among people who take Singulair, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Lasix, and have Asthma. This review analyzes which people have Urinary retention with Singulair. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 64,607 people who have side effects when taking Singulair from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 14, 2017

64,607 people reported to have side effects when taking Singulair.
Among them, 205 people (0.32%) have Urinary Retention


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Singulair cause Urinary retention?

Time on Singulair when people have Urinary Retention *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 50.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Urinary Retention when taking Singulair *:

  • female: 55 %
  • male: 45 %

Age of people who have Urinary Retention when taking Singulair *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.17 %
  • 10-19: 1.17 %
  • 20-29: 2.34 %
  • 30-39: 4.09 %
  • 40-49: 9.94 %
  • 50-59: 24.56 %
  • 60+: 56.73 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Asthma (31 people, 15.12%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (22 people, 10.73%)
  • High Blood Pressure (14 people, 6.83%)
  • Osteoporosis (11 people, 5.37%)
  • Breast Cancer (11 people, 5.37%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (56 people, 27.32%)
  • Levaquin (54 people, 26.34%)
  • Protonix (50 people, 24.39%)
  • Oxycontin (49 people, 23.90%)
  • Zometa (48 people, 23.41%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (70 people, 34.15%)
  • Dizziness (69 people, 33.66%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (67 people, 32.68%)
  • Urinary Tract Infection (64 people, 31.22%)
  • Joint Pain (60 people, 29.27%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Singulair

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