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 . We study 60,163 people who have side effects while taking Singulair from FDA. Among them, 194 have Urinary retention. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary retention and more.

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Singulair

Singulair has active ingredients of montelukast sodium. It is often used in asthma. (latest outcomes from Singulair 63,295 users)

Urinary Retention

Urinary retention (the inability to completely or partially empty the bladder) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, pain, osteoporosis (latest reports from 20,719 Urinary retention patients).

On Feb, 08, 2017

60,163 people reported to have side effects when taking Singulair.
Among them, 194 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: 53.93 %
  • male: 46.07 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.23 %
  • 10-19: 1.23 %
  • 20-29: 2.45 %
  • 30-39: 4.29 %
  • 40-49: 9.82 %
  • 50-59: 24.54 %
  • 60+: 56.44 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Asthma (30 people, 15.46%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (22 people, 11.34%)
  • High Blood Pressure (14 people, 7.22%)
  • Osteoporosis (11 people, 5.67%)
  • Breast Cancer (11 people, 5.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (56 people, 28.87%)
  • Levaquin (54 people, 27.84%)
  • Protonix (50 people, 25.77%)
  • Oxycontin (49 people, 25.26%)
  • Dilaudid (48 people, 24.74%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (69 people, 35.57%)
  • Dizziness (67 people, 34.54%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (67 people, 34.54%)
  • Urinary Tract Infection (64 people, 32.99%)
  • Joint Pain (60 people, 30.93%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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