Review: could Sudafed 12 Hour cause Urinary Retention?


Summary

Urinary retention is found among people who take Sudafed 12 Hour, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Combivent, and have Asthma . We study 3,241 people who have side effects while taking Sudafed 12 hour from FDA and social media. Among them, 12 have Urinary retention. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary retention and more.

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Sudafed 12 Hour

Sudafed 12 hour has active ingredients of pseudoephedrine hydrochloride. It is often used in sinus congestion. (latest outcomes from Sudafed 12 hour 4,017 users)

Urinary Retention

Urinary retention (the inability to completely or partially empty the bladder) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, urinary tract infection, weakness, fatigue (latest reports from 20,108 Urinary retention patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

3,241 people reported to have side effects when taking Sudafed 12 Hour.
Among them, 12 people (0.37%) have Urinary Retention


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Sudafed 12 hour cause Urinary retention?

Time on Sudafed 12 Hour when people have Urinary Retention *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Urinary Retention when taking Sudafed 12 Hour *:

  • female: 25 %
  • male: 75 %

Age of people who have Urinary Retention when taking Sudafed 12 Hour *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 8.33 %
  • 10-19: 8.33 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 8.33 %
  • 50-59: 50.0 %
  • 60+: 25.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rhinorrhoea (3 people, 25.00%)
  • Asthma (3 people, 25.00%)
  • Nasal Congestion (2 people, 16.67%)
  • Dyspnoea (2 people, 16.67%)
  • Upper-Airway Cough Syndrome (1 person, 8.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xopenex (3 people, 25.00%)
  • Uniphyl (3 people, 25.00%)
  • Spiriva (3 people, 25.00%)
  • Nasacort (3 people, 25.00%)
  • Combivent (3 people, 25.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (6 people, 50.00%)
  • Constipation (4 people, 33.33%)
  • Prostate Cancer (3 people, 25.00%)
  • Cystitis (3 people, 25.00%)
  • Abdominal Pain Upper (3 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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