From FDA reports: Tamiflu and Urinary retention
This is a study of Urinary retention among people who take Tamiflu. The study analyzes: the time on Tamiflu when people have Urinary retention, gender and age of these people, the severity of Urinary retention, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Tamiflu. In total 10,040 Tamiflu users are studied. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and is updated regularly.
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Tamiflu has active ingredients of oseltamivir phosphate. It is used in the flu, h1n1, influenza like illness, stress symptoms. Commonly reported side effects of Tamiflu include abnormal behaviour, hallucinations, nausea and vomiting, fever, nausea.
Urinary retention has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis.
On May, 19, 2013: 10,040 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamiflu. Among them, 14 people (0.14%) have Urinary Retention.
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%)
- Infection prophylaxis (1 people, 7.14%)
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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%)
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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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