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Review: could Tamiflu cause Urinary retention?

Summary: Urinary retention could be caused by Tamiflu, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Singulair, and have Influenza.

We study 10,396 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 10,906 users) has active ingredients of oseltamivir phosphate. It is often used in the flu.

Urinary retention

Urinary retention (the inability to completely or partially empty the bladder) (latest reports from 85,069 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 10,328 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamiflu. Among them, 14 people (0.14%) have Urinary Retention. They amount to 0.02% of all the 84,942 people who have Urinary Retention on eHealthMe.

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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  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • Dosage for methotrexate is 15 to 17 mg. over ten year period.
    Have been taking about 800 mg. of frolic acid per day, plus whatever occurs naturally in food.
    For about a year have been dealing with urinary retention. Don't know if there is a connection.
    Will be seeing my doctor tomorrow .

    Also take generic Zantac

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • Three doses ended up in hospital very severe chest pains. Scale 1 to 10 I called them a 15.

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  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • NOTE: Patient began illness on 2/13/14 & prescription began on 2/14/14, Symptoms occurred approximately 5 days later.
    My mom was prescribed tamiflu and a cpack of arithimiazine while she had pneumonia and was thought to maybe have the flu. After four -five days of taking the prescriptions she began to develop lesions on her hands and had extreme muscle pane & joint pain in her arms, neck, back, knees and ankles, she also had extreme tiredness which progressed after 10 days. She was then prescribed 20 mg prednisone twice a day to remove the lesions, however the lesions did not clear up, but the pain was alleviated to where my mom was not suffering and could move better. After the 10 days she returned to work (legal assistant) and after four days her & being off the prednisone her ankles swelled to abnormal proportions. She then digressed even further by week four, more swelling, no energy and joint pain and movement along with more lesions continued. Note: Night sweats and low temps of 96 & 97 occured. Chills and sweats have been constant throughout the day during this time. March 14 she was put pack on predinsone at 29mg daily, as of March 15th she noticed no signs of energy gain, or relief from pain as before. Will check with her today. She is unable to walk with ease around the house, or lift medium weight objects due to the lesions. She has recently been diagnosed with Sweets Disease (maybe)

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