Review: could Singulair cause Urinary retention?
We study 41,180 people who have side effects while taking Singulair from FDA and social media. Among them, 160 have Urinary retention. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary retention and more.
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Singulair (latest outcomes from 42,832 users) has active ingredients of montelukast sodium. It is often used in asthma.
Urinary retention (the inability to completely or partially empty the bladder) (latest reports from 85,803 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis.
On Aug, 14, 2014: 41,180 people reported to have side effects when taking Singulair. Among them, 160 people (0.39%) have Urinary Retention. They amount to 0.19% of all the 85,785 people who have Urinary Retention on eHealthMe.
Time on Singulair when people have Urinary retention * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Urinary retention||16.67%||0.00%||16.67%||0.00%||50.00%||16.67%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Urinary retention when taking Singulair * :
|Urinary retention||50.60%||49.40% |
Age of people who have Urinary retention when taking Singulair * :
|Urinary retention||0.00%||2.07%||2.07%||2.07%||5.52%||9.66%||28.28%||50.34% |
Severity of Urinary retention when taking Singulair ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Urinary retention||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Urinary retention ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Urinary retention||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Asthma (26 people, 16.25%)
- Multiple myeloma (19 people, 11.88%)
- Pain (10 people, 6.25%)
- Dyspnoea (10 people, 6.25%)
- Breast cancer (9 people, 5.62%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Levaquin (52 people, 32.50%)
- Lasix (49 people, 30.63%)
- Oxycontin (47 people, 29.38%)
- Protonix (44 people, 27.50%)
- Dilaudid (44 people, 27.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (3 years ago):
Medications improved fibromyalgia for about 1.5 years until side effects began to outweigh benefits. Tremor & myoclonic jerking seemed linked to build up of SINGULAIR, Cymbalta, SAVELLA, Elavil & Lyrica. Tremor, jerking and mood problems lessened when SINGULAIR was discontinued. Cognition improved slightly when Elavil was discontinued. Urinary retention lessened when Cymbalta dose was lowered to 40mg.
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