Review: could Tamiflu cause Urinary retention?
We study 10,398 people who have side effects while taking Tamiflu from FDA and social media. Among them, 14 have Urinary retention. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary retention and more.
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Tamiflu (latest outcomes from 10,908 users) has active ingredients of oseltamivir phosphate. It is often used in the flu.
Urinary retention (the inability to completely or partially empty the bladder) (latest reports from 85,746 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis.
On Jul, 15, 2014: 10,398 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamiflu. Among them, 14 people (0.13%) have Urinary Retention. They amount to 0.02% of all the 85,725 people who have Urinary Retention on eHealthMe.
Time on Tamiflu 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||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Urinary retention when taking Tamiflu * :
|Urinary retention||61.54%||38.46% |
Age of people who have Urinary retention when taking Tamiflu * :
|Urinary retention||0.00%||8.33%||0.00%||0.00%||8.33%||0.00%||25.00%||58.33% |
Severity of Urinary retention when taking Tamiflu ** :
How people recovered from Urinary retention ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Influenza (3 people, 21.43%)
- Cardiac failure congestive (1 people, 7.14%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Singulair (5 people, 35.71%)
- Lipitor (5 people, 35.71%)
- Aspirin (4 people, 28.57%)
- Flexeril (4 people, 28.57%)
- Niacin (4 people, 28.57%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (2 weeks ago):
Severe Eye irritation for 6 months. Suspect Cymbalta is cause.
Sidefx on Jun, 21, 2014:
Replying to my own post:
To achieve accurate dosage I use a generic brand that has capsules containing 5mg mini-tabs.
I recently reduced my Cymbalta dose by 5 mg per day and the eye irritation eased significantly. Did this by removing one more mini-tab from the capsule and resealing it.
From this study (1 month ago):
occasionally takes a long time to empty bladder
From this study (2 months ago):
Developed influenza symptoms last Wednesday. Went to family physician on Thursday who prescribed Amoxicillin. Symptoms then began to worsen, feeling extremely weak, headache, loss of appetite, restless, diarrhea and back pain. Went to the ER on Sunday began vomiting at the hospital. Given IV fluids. Bloodwork and swabs taken and X-rays done. Nasal swab came back positive for influenza B. Put into isolation. Sodium levels very low. Still feeling very weak with intermittent back pain, diarrhe and vomiting when ingesting food.
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