Review: could Tamiflu cause Urinary retention?
We study 10,399 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 10,909 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 85,803 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis.
On Aug, 15, 2014: 10,399 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 85,802 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 (3 weeks ago):
curious had CBC done with Flu nasal swab....at time WBC count was 4.5....3 days later, WBC count has dropped to 2.5 I feel the Tamiflu caused me more discomfort, etc....I was prescribed 5 days worth, 2x /day. I stopped after 3rd dose....It felt too powerful over my body.....I may have been dehydrated too
Is the Tamiflu possibly reason for WBC low.....I have another CBC in 3 days
From this study (4 weeks ago):
I want to know if Gabapentin is causing he urinary retention I have been experiencing gradually for the past five years until now that it has gotten worse
From this study (1 month 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.
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