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Review: could Singulair cause Urinary retention?





Summary: Urinary retention is found among people who take Singulair, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Levaquin, and have Asthma.

We study 41,207 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

Singulair has active ingredients of montelukast sodium. It is often used in asthma. (view latest outcomes from 42,864 users)

Urinary retention

Urinary Retention (the inability to completely or partially empty the bladder) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis.(latest reports from Urinary Retention 13,818 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 41,207 people reported to have side effects when taking Singulair. Among them, 160 people (0.39%) have Urinary Retention.

Trend of Urinary retention in Singulair reports

Time on Singulair when people have Urinary retention * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Urinary retention16.67%0.00%16.67%0.00%50.00%16.67%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Urinary retention50.60%49.40%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Urinary retention0.00%2.07%2.07%2.07%5.52%9.66%28.28%50.34%

Severity of Urinary retention when taking Singulair ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Urinary retention0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Urinary retention ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Urinary retention0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Asthma (26 people, 16.25%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (19 people, 11.88%)
  3. Pain (10 people, 6.25%)
  4. Dyspnoea (10 people, 6.25%)
  5. Breast cancer (9 people, 5.62%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Levaquin (52 people, 32.50%)
  2. Lasix (49 people, 30.63%)
  3. Oxycontin (47 people, 29.38%)
  4. Protonix (44 people, 27.50%)
  5. Dilaudid (44 people, 27.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Can urinary retention cause severe dizziness and lightheartedness?
    I had a kidney infection for 1.5 months diagnosed in August this year it took 2 lots of antibiotics to kick it but now I am left with SEVERE urinary retention I had a cystoscopy which only lasted for 24 hours it was done when I was awake so I think that it wasn't very affective by the next morning I was again in agony with lower back pain and pain around my kidneys. I had to swap consultants I am seeing my new one tomorrow but now I am suffering with severe urinary retention I pass urine 1-2 times a day I try to go if my bladder feels full I can be sat on my toilet for 20 mins and its just a few drops so I get bad lower stomach pain too from the pressure as I cannot go properly. My consultant gave me Cefalexin but my GP was very wary giving it to me as I am only 24 years old and they don't usually give it to women.

    Does urinary retention cause bad dizziness and how can I help the symptoms because the back and kidney pain along with the lower stomach pain keeps me up for most of the night I am getting about 4-5 hours sleep I work as a nanny so I am constantly feeling exhausted

    Thank you
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  • What is the cause of leg and foot pain?
    Right leg pains start in the afternoon and get more painful at night.
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  • My tongue has swollen while on singular. will it go away when i stop my meds?
    Should I worry? Once I stop taking this, which was yesterday, will my tongue return to normal??
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  • Is it possible for me to stop taking advair without getting short of breath (1 answer)
    I take these meds everyday the singulair I take one a day and the Advair I take twice a day. I take vitamin C on occasions. I do not feel bad but there are times when I have bad indegestion. Also my face is getting very round and I would like to know why? Is there any way I can maybe stop taking the advair? is there an alternative med
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  • My ige in november was 1712, i have been diagnosed with late onset asthma, i get breathless at the slightest exertion e.g. waking to bathroom and back into bed; my iron levels are low (1 answer)
    I have late onset asthma, told two weeks ago that my iron levels are low, IgE of 1712 (Nov 2013), get breathless with little exertion (e.g. going to toilet and back into bed), I lose concentration easily. In August 2013 I lost my sense of smell, but I have been checked by ENT - no blockages. So what is the problem with me
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