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Review: could Tamiflu cause Urinary retention?

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 Singulair, and have Influenza.

We study 10,402 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

Tamiflu (latest outcomes from 10,914 users) has active ingredients of oseltamivir phosphate. It is often used in the flu.

Trend of tamiflu reports

Urinary retention

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

Trend of Urinary retention reports

On Nov, 28, 2014: 10,402 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamiflu. Among them, 14 people (0.13%) have Urinary Retention.

Trend of Urinary retention in Tamiflu reports

Time on Tamiflu when people have Urinary retention * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Urinary retention100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Urinary retention61.54%38.46%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Urinary retention0.00%8.33%0.00%0.00%8.33%0.00%25.00%58.33%

Severity of Urinary retention when taking Tamiflu ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Urinary retention ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Influenza (3 people, 21.43%)
  2. Cardiac failure congestive (1 people, 7.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Singulair (5 people, 35.71%)
  2. Lipitor (5 people, 35.71%)
  3. Aspirin (4 people, 28.57%)
  4. Flexeril (4 people, 28.57%)
  5. Niacin (4 people, 28.57%)

* 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?
    (Asked by a 24 year old woman who has Nausea, Urinary Retention, Lightheadedness - Dizzy, Eczema, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS))
    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 ...
  • Is my chance of tremors high if i am getting treated with endep?
    (Asked by a 26 year old man who has Lazy Bowel, Lower Limb Weakness, Depression - Chronic, Duodenogastric Reflux, Urinary Retention, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis (T2 - L3), and takes Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, Oxycodone Hydrochloride , Pantoprazole Sodium, Naproxen)
    The oxycodone hydrochloride also has naloxone hydrochloride in it (targin) and its pretty new on the market to treat pain + constipation. i was put on endep right after i noticed getting nightmares because of the mirtazapine i was taking for my chronic depression.

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