Tamiflu and Urinary retention - from FDA reports


Summary

Urinary retention is found among people who take Tamiflu, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Flexeril, and have The flu . We study 13,234 people who have side effects while taking Tamiflu from FDA. Among them, 21 have Urinary retention. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary retention and more.

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Tamiflu

Tamiflu has active ingredients of oseltamivir phosphate. It is often used in the flu. (latest outcomes from Tamiflu 14,031 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 20,717 Urinary retention patients).

On Feb, 05, 2017

13,234 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamiflu.
Among them, 21 people (0.16%) have Urinary Retention


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Tamiflu cause Urinary retention?

Time on Tamiflu 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 Tamiflu *:

  • female: 55 %
  • male: 45 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 5.88 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 5.88 %
  • 30-39: 5.88 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 17.65 %
  • 60+: 64.71 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • The Flu (3 people, 14.29%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (1 person, 4.76%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (1 person, 4.76%)
  • Gastritis - Chronic (1 person, 4.76%)
  • Foetal Exposure During Pregnancy (1 person, 4.76%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Singulair (5 people, 23.81%)
  • Lipitor (5 people, 23.81%)
  • Levaquin (5 people, 23.81%)
  • Flexeril (5 people, 23.81%)
  • Cephalexin (4 people, 19.05%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Uveitis (4 people, 19.05%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (4 people, 19.05%)
  • Staphylococcal Infection (4 people, 19.05%)
  • Muscle Spasms (4 people, 19.05%)
  • Escherichia Infection (4 people, 19.05%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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