Tamsulosin and Incontinence - from FDA reports


Summary

Incontinence is found among people who take Tamsulosin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Amlodipine, and have Enlarged prostate . We study 12,565 people who have side effects while taking Tamsulosin from FDA. Among them, 18 have Incontinence. Find out below who they are, when they have Incontinence and more.

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Tamsulosin

Tamsulosin has active ingredients of tamsulosin. It is often used in enlarged prostate. (latest outcomes from Tamsulosin 13,109 users)

Incontinence

Incontinence (lack of moderation or self-control) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis (latest reports from 8,819 Incontinence patients).

On Jan, 27, 2017

12,565 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamsulosin.
Among them, 18 people (0.14%) have Incontinence


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Tamsulosin cause Incontinence?

Time on Tamsulosin when people have Incontinence *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Incontinence when taking Tamsulosin *:

  • female: 27.78 %
  • male: 72.22 %

Age of people who have Incontinence when taking Tamsulosin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 6.25 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 12.5 %
  • 60+: 81.25 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (2 people, 11.11%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (2 people, 11.11%)
  • Enlarged Prostate (2 people, 11.11%)
  • Urination - Painful (1 person, 5.56%)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (1 person, 5.56%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Miralax (3 people, 16.67%)
  • Amlodipine (3 people, 16.67%)
  • Vigamox (2 people, 11.11%)
  • Tylenol (2 people, 11.11%)
  • Potassium (2 people, 11.11%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Confusional State (5 people, 27.78%)
  • Weight Decreased (4 people, 22.22%)
  • Balance Disorder (4 people, 22.22%)
  • Swallowing Difficulty (3 people, 16.67%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis Relapse (3 people, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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