Review: could Singulair cause Urinary retention?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 2, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 41,040 people who take Singulair. Among them, 160 have Urinary retention. See who they are, when they have Urinary retention and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Singulair (latest outcomes from 42,754 users) has active ingredients of montelukast sodium. It is often used in asthma, allergies. Commonly reported side effects of Singulair include dyspnoea exacerbated, breathing difficulty, asthma aggravated, asthma, fatigue.
Urinary retention (the inability to completely or partially empty the bladder) (latest reports from 81,402 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis.
On Mar, 2, 2014: 39,215 people reported to have side effects when taking Singulair. Among them, 160 people (0.41%) have Urinary Retention.
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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