Could Tamsulosin cause 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 2 - 5 years, also take medication Amlodipine, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 10,851 people who have side effects while taking Tamsulosin from FDA. Among them, 16 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 13,089 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 8,808 Incontinence patients).

On Nov, 22, 2016

10,851 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamsulosin.
Among them, 16 people (0.15%) have Incontinence


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Tamsulosin cause Incontinence?

Time on Tamsulosin when people have Incontinence *:

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

Gender of people who have Incontinence when taking Tamsulosin *:

  • female: 37.5 %
  • male: 62.5 %

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: 14.29 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 14.29 %
  • 60+: 71.43 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tramadol. (3 people, 18.75%)
  • Miralax (3 people, 18.75%)
  • Amlodipine (3 people, 18.75%)
  • Tramadol Hcl (2 people, 12.50%)
  • Diltiazem (2 people, 12.50%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Tamsulosin, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Multiple Sclerosis (2 people, 12.50%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (2 people, 12.50%)
  • Urinary Tract Obstruction (1 person, 6.25%)
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (1 person, 6.25%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (1 person, 6.25%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Confusional State (5 people, 31.25%)
  • Weight Decreased (4 people, 25.00%)
  • Balance Disorder (4 people, 25.00%)
  • Muscle Spasticity (3 people, 18.75%)
  • Hyponatremia (3 people, 18.75%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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